President Abdel Fattah El Sisi called on Egyptians and the world on Saturday to watch the historical event of moving 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum at Tarir Square to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
“With pride and honor, I look forward to receiving the kings and queens of Egypt after their journey from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their new resting place the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC),” Sisi tweeted.
Sisi added that “This majestic scene is a new proof of the greatness of this people, the guardian of this unique civilization that is deeply rooted in history. I invite all the men and women of Egypt and the whole world to follow this unparalleled event, inspired by the spirit of the great ancestors, who preserved the nation and created a civilization all humankind has taken pride in, to continue our path of construction and humanity.”
For her part, First Lady Entissar El Sisi expressed pride in ancient Egyptian civilization, tweeting that “Egypt today celebrates an extraordinary, unrivalled event: the relocation of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat.”
She adedd that “These mummies are paraded in a scene redolent of the glory of that ancient civilization that has been providing humanity with a unique and diverse heritage contributing to its progress and prosperity.”
“I am proud of belonging to that ancient civilization and the tremendous amount of labor and effort the Egyptians have made to dazzle the world on this special occasion,” Mrs. Sisi noted.