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  • Culture minister meets head of British Council in Cairo

    Date: 2014-07-10 12:18:27 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:22 - ID:820814

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour met with Head of the British Council here Mark Stephens with the attendance of the Head of the Foreign Cultural Relations Sector at the Ministry of Culture Kamilia Sobhi. Asfour hailed "Bab Rizk Gameel" (Decent ....

  • Govt attaches importance to Grand Egyptian Museum - PM

    Date: 2014-07-09 12:18:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:21 - ID:819204

    The government attaches great importance to the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is considered one of the Egyptian national projects, affirmed Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. The Museum is also considered one of the biggest cultural and tourist ....

  • National museum of Egyptian civilization to be huge destination for tourism - minister

    Date: 2014-07-09 12:14:01 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:819194

    The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat in Cairo's Fatimide area will be a huge destination for tourism, said Antiquities and Heritage Minister Mamdouh el-Damati. The minister made the remark while inspecting the museum along with ....

  • Culture minister meets Arab Investors Union

    Date: 2014-07-03 13:13:54 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:809933

    Culture Minister Gaber el-Asfour met with the Arab Investors Union and the Industrial Investors Syndicate. During the meeting, it was agreed that the syndicate and the union will donate a 500-square-meter plot of land to establish ....

  • Remains of ancient city unearthed in Behaira

    Date: 2014-06-30 10:23:10 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:35 - ID:804717

    An archaeological team has detected remains of an ancient city dating back to the Roman era, said Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damati. The city is located about 25 kilometers south of Rosetta, Behaira province, Damati added. The city was ....

  • Opera House to host Ramadan evenings

    Date: 2014-06-28 09:09:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:25 - ID:801773

    The Cairo Opera House will host cultural evenings in the holy month of Ramadan. The events will include seminars on the moderate teachings of Islam. Culture Minister Gaber Asfour had agreed with President of the Cairo Opera House Enas ....

  • 24 smuggled artifacts returned from Germany

    Date: 2014-06-28 08:30:44 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:12 - ID:801694

    Egypt has restored 24 smuggled artifacts from Germany. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty returned home Friday from Germany with the artifacts, . The smuggled artifacts were donated to the Museum of the German University of Leipzig and ....

  • Egypt to restore 24 artifacts from Germany

    Date: 2014-06-26 12:53:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:11 - ID:799235

    Egypt is due to restore 24 stolen artifacts from Germany on Friday. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh El Damaty said a German museum decided to bring back the pieces after knowing that they were stolen from Egypt. ....

  • 1st stage of restoration project to Pyramids area to end next week - minister

    Date: 2014-06-23 12:36:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:66 - ID:793458

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said that the first stage of the restoration project of the Pyramids archaeological area will end next week. The project includes restoring of the roads within the archaeological area and providing it with ....

  • Tourism, antiquity ministers inspect renovation works at Giza pyramids plateau

    Date: 2014-06-23 10:30:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:38 - ID:792902

    Minister of Tourism Hisham Za'azou and Minister of Antiquities Hisham Al-Damati on Monday inspected the renovation works at Giza pyramids plateau. The development works of the Giza pyramids area were carried out by the Tourism Ministry in ....

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