- The Russian Deputy Minister of Culture Olga Yarilova visited the Pyramids with her delegation on the sidelines of her visit to Egypt.
Her official visit to Egypt was for celebrating the Egypt-Russia Year of Humanitarian Exchange initiative that was presented by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi, and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Yarilova praised the greatness of the Egyptian civilization and the Pyramids. She was also impressed by the architectural strategy of their building. Therefore, she captured various photos before the Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Panorama area.
Next, the Russian official asserted that the ties between both countries are deep, and both are capable of strengthening the cultural cooperation between them.
She also expressed her gratitude to the Egyptian ministries’ representatives such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture for their cooperation.
And, Yarilova thanked Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, the minister of culture, for her interest in bridging Egypt and Russia culturally, and the warm welcome she gave for the Russian dance troupe Beryozka (Berezka).
She also praised Egypt’s appreciation of Russia’s folk dance icons after the Egyptian Minister of Culture, and the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports praised the performance.
On her side, Abdel Dayem asserted that she is working on increasing the number of cultural activities.
In the same context, the Deputy of the Artistic Director of the Russian group Vasily Stodushny said that he was pleased by how the Egyptian audience received them; in addition, he revealed the troupe’s interest in performing in Egypt’s various theaters.
Also, the Russian Ambassador to Cairo Georgy Borisenko expressed that the Russian delegation’s visit to Cairo was successful. He also reflected his appreciation of the Egyptian government’s efforts in backing and organizing this visit for achieving its success.
Contributed by: Rana Atef