Romania Prime Minister (PM) Nicolae Ciucă and his accompanying delegation visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), on the sidelines of his current visit to Egypt.
The tour was attended by Florin Marian Spataro, Romanian Minister of Economy , Ahmed Samir, Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry, and Mihai Stefan Stubaro, Romanian Ambassador in Cairo.
The Romanian PM and his delegation was welcomed by Dr. Ahmed Ghoneim, CEO of the Museum Authority, who gave them an overview about the unique location of the museum, its history as well as its cultural and societal role.
Accompanied by Sayed Abu Al-Fadl, Supervisor of Archaeological affairs at NMEC, the visitors toured the Central Exhibition Halls, Egyptian Textiles Hall, and the Royal Mummies Hall.
Moreover, Abu Al-Fadl gave them a detailed explanation of the museum's history and its unique archaeological holdings that narrate the history of Egyptian civilization throughout the ages.
On his part, the Romanian official expressed his admiration for the museum, which highlights Egypt's cultural status through the archaeological treasures displayed in it, which reveal the development of Egyptian life and Egyptian heritage throughout the history.
Ciucă was keen to write a word in the museum's visit book, during which he expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome and his fascination with the ancient Egyptian civilization.