Egypt's Minister of Antiques and Tourism Khaled Al-Anani held two crucial meetings to follow up on the services provided for the visitors of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) and on the executive position of the latest developments in the massive archaeological project in preparation for its inauguration.
Within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ endeavor to provide a unique and exceptional experience for tourist guides, tourism agents, and visitors to learn about the GEM, the minister discussed the latest developments in the publicity and promotion campaigns for the museum.
Also in this regard, he reviewed the latest developments in the museum project and its surrounding area, completion rates, and the development of the construction phases, especially the Khufu Boat Museum and halls and the equipment required for transporting and displaying artifacts in its permanent places at the museum.
According to the Ministry of Tourism, GEM is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated to one civilization and the whole world awaits its scheduled opening this year.
Once it is opened, it will showcase more than 50 000 artifacts including the full collection of King Tutankhamun presented all together for the first time in history to the public
Contributed by Ahmed Emam