Honors of the Ministry of Antiquities. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Antiquities official page on Facebook
CAIRO – 17 January 2018: Ministry of Antiquities celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Archeologists’ Day at Cairo Opera House in the presence of Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany and the new Minister of Culture, Ines Abdeldayem on Sunday.
Several parliament representatives, former ministers, and ambassadors attended the celebration in which El-Anany gave a speech. Hisham Al-Leithi, Director of the Antiquities Registration Center at the Ministry said that there was an artistic performance and honoring several Egyptian and Islamic archeologists and also some employees at the Ministry of Antiquities.
During his speech, El-Anany said that this celebration is a serious attempt to protect the Egyptian civilizations. He also added that the positions of 27,000 employees would be verified.
Some of the guests of honors were Ahmed Abdel Razik and Amal El-Emary, professors at the Islamic archeology section at Cairo University, Zeinab EL Kurdy, professor at the Egyptian archeology section at Cairo University among others.