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El-Anany Inspects Hurghada Museum Ahead of Opening

Sat 31 Aug 2019 | 08:42 AM
Ali Abu Dashish

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany and Redsea Governor Ahmed Abdullah inspected the latest developments of the Hurghada Museum in preparation for its opening later this year.

The inspection tour included a final evaluation on construction works, exhibition halls, lighting and security systems

El-Anany was accompanied by Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri and Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Engineering Affairs Hesham Samir, as well as Ministry of Antiquities exhibition advisor Mahmoud Mabrouk.

The Minister made some comments on the museum and ordered their speedy implementation.

On his part, Waziri asserted that the Museum is the first project in partnership with the private sector, adding that it is one of the most important projects implemented by the Ministry.

"The museum will encourage holidaymakers to visit museums during their stay in Hurghada, contributing to the promotion of Egyptian tourism and culture," he pointed out.

Mabrouk explained that the exhibition of the Hurghada Museum will feature the elements of beauty in the Egyptian civilization through the ages in a deeper and more detailed sense.

The museum will showcase the elegance and luxury of architecture, furniture, and toiletries used by ancient Egyptians, including hair ornaments, clothes, creams, perfumes, and accessories.

Samir stated that the museum is about to be concluded according to the latest international standards.