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  • Tourism min.: Opening 1st stage of GEM 'important start to tourism'

    Tourism min.: Opening 1st stage of GEM 'important start to tourism'

    Date: 2018-01-25 12:54:33 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:13 - ID:7210365

    Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat said the opening of the first stage of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is an "important start to tourism". In statements on Thursday on the sidelines of a ceremony to mark the second transfer of Ramses II statue, ....

  • Cost of transferring Ramses II statue hits EGP 13.6 million - Antiquities Minister

    Cost of transferring Ramses II statue hits EGP 13.6 million - Antiquities Minister

    Date: 2018-01-25 12:30:09 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:11 - ID:7210258

    Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani said that the process of relocating the statue of Ramses II to its new place in the Grand Egyptian Museum costed 13.6 million pounds, including the measures taken to ensure the safe transfer of the giant ....

  • Process of transferring Ramses II statue to main hall at GEM starts

    Process of transferring Ramses II statue to main hall at GEM starts

    Date: 2018-01-25 12:29:30 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:10 - ID:7210274

    The process of transferring King Ramses II colossus to its permanent location at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)'s main hall started on Thursday. The statue was carried about 400 meters to the place where it will be displayed ahead of the partial ....

  • World's shortest woman arrives in Cairo

    World's shortest woman arrives in Cairo

    Date: 2018-01-25 11:50:06 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:7210180

    Jyoti Amge of India, the World's shortest woman and Guinness World Records holder, started on Thursday a several days' visit to Egypt, during which she is scheduled to visit Egypt's tourist attractions. The World's tallest, Sultan Kosen from ....

  • Alexandria, Dekheila ports closed over bad weather

    Alexandria, Dekheila ports closed over bad weather

    Date: 2018-01-25 11:49:29 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:7210153

    Alexandria Port Authority decided on Thursday to close Alexandria and Dekheila harbors due to bad weather and high wind velocity. The decision is meant to prevent any collision of ships and ensure safety of maritime navigation, said an official ....

  • Military production min., Russian amb. discuss boosting bilateral coop.

    Military production min., Russian amb. discuss boosting bilateral coop.

    Date: 2018-01-25 11:49:08 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:7210222

    Military Production Minister Mohammed Saeed el Assar discussed in a meeting on Thursday with Russian Ambassador in Cairo Sergei Kerbachenko ways of boosting bilateral cooperation between the two countries’ military production companies. The ....

  • Statue of Ramses II to be transferred to GEM's main hall today, says Antiquities Ministry

    Statue of Ramses II to be transferred to GEM's main hall today, says Antiquities Ministry

    Date: 2018-01-25 11:45:15 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:7210214

    General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) Tareq Tawfiq said that the giant statute of Ramses II will be transferred to the museum's main hall at 10:00 am (Cairo local time). In statements to MENA on Thursday, Tawfiq said that the ....

  • FM heads for Addis Ababa

    FM heads for Addis Ababa

    Date: 2018-01-25 11:12:23 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:7209963

    Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, leading a high-ranking delegation, left for Addis Ababa on Thursday to participate in preparatory meetings for the 30th African Union Summit, slated for January 22-29. Meetings of the 35th Ordinary Session of the ....

  • Alexandria, Dekheila ports reopen after weather improvement

    Alexandria, Dekheila ports reopen after weather improvement

    Date: 2018-01-24 13:26:05 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:29 - ID:7208828

    The Alexandria Port Authority decided on Wednesday to reopen Alexandria and Dekheila ports which were closed over the past two days due to bad weather. Wind speed has decreased and the level of waves is now suitable for navigation, an official ....

  • Director of Arab satellite channel arrested for unauthorized airing

    Director of Arab satellite channel arrested for unauthorized airing

    Date: 2018-01-24 12:55:20 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:27 - ID:7208784

    A director of an Arab satellite channel has been arrested for running the channel without a permit. Mohamed N. H. is also accused of airing Egyptian media material in violation of law. The arrestee also manages a company in Agouza district ....

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