Egypt's National Museum of Civilization in Fustat welcomed Admiral Rob Bauer, Chairman of the Military Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia's Minister of Finance, along with their accompanying delegations, during their official visit to Egypt.
Ahmed Ghoneim, the museum's CEO, extended a warm welcome to the distinguished guests, introducing them to the museum's unique location, its history, the exhibited treasures, and its significant cultural and societal role.
He also presented Bauer and Indrawati with catalogs of the Royal Mummies, an iconic collection within the museum.
Mohamed Mukhtar, the museum's guest relations manager, then led the delegation on a comprehensive tour of the museum's various halls.
During this tour, he provided insightful explanations about the museum's contents, which narrate Egypt's rich history across different historical eras.
The delegation gained an understanding of Egypt's historical sequence, the grandeur of ancient Egyptian civilization, and the creativity of its people in various art forms.
The delegation also explored the museum's reception building, which overlooks Lake Ain El Hayat, the open-air theater, and the unique historical dyeing workshop dating back to the Fatimid era.
Admiral Rob Bauer expressed his profound admiration for the museum, particularly its ability to showcase Egypt's cultural significance through its exhibited archaeological treasures.
He emphasized the remarkable presentation of these artifacts and, in particular, the Mummies Hall.
The Indonesian minister shared her delight in visiting the museum and her appreciation for the warm reception by the museum's administration.
She praised the wealth and historical diversity represented by the museum's exhibits, captivating the attention of the world.
These visits are part of the museum's ongoing efforts to welcome public figures from Egypt and around the world.
The museum has become a prominent landmark on the global tourism map, attracting visitors to Cairo from various corners of the globe.