FILE - Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali FILE - Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali

Egypt’s largest exhibition for handicrafts to kick off Monday

Mon, Jan. 21, 2019
CAIRO - 21 January 2019: Under President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s auspices, the Ministry of Social Solidarity will launch the 2019 Diyarna Exhibition for handcrafts from January 21 to February 5.

On a 5,000 meter squared-land, a total of 500 exhibitors will display their products, said Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali in remarks to reporters last week. The exhibition will be held at Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC) in Nasr City, eastern Cairo.

“The exhibition is the largest one ever launched in Egypt,” the minister added, expecting that it will bring in considerable revenues.

On October 31, 2017, the 10th festival for handcrafts was held by the Ministry of Culture, featuring a unique selection of oriental heritage handcrafts and products.

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