Under the title “You Ask and the Archaeologist Answers,” Dr. Zahi Hawass, an archaeologist and the former Minister of Antiquities, met with 30 students from the primary and prep school levels who are talented in the art of drawing, as part of a series of interviews and visits organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for students with archaeologists to shed light on the most important major national projects in the field of tourism and antiquities, in addition to raising their awareness of the importance of preserving antiquities and enhancing their tourism and archaeological awareness.
During his meeting with the students, Dr. Zahi Hawass shed light on the philosophy of building the Egyptian pyramids and their importance in ancient Egyptian thought in addition to their current role in promoting tourism in Egypt. He also talked about the archaeological studies and discoveries he made to learn more about secrets and the miracles of architecture in the ancient Egyptian civilization. He also revealed many facts and information about the pyramids, then the students exchanged questions about the pyramids with Dr. Zahi Hawass to make use of them in their artwork.
Dr. Zahi Hawass will give two lectures in Germany on the "Great Discoveries in Egypt" for tourism promotion during the cultural tourism event that will be organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Activation in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Berlin during July in conjunction with the National Day of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Glorious July 23 Revolution.