CAIRO - 26 November 2019: Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani said that the restoration of the Baron Palace is scheduled to be fully completed on Dec. 31.
He pointed out that the palace will contain an exhibition that depicts the history of Heliopolis since it was the Egyptian capital until today.
The minister of antiquities also explained that the ancient "tramway" was placed in the palace, allowing the new generations to witness the first tram of Heliopolis.
The Minister thanked all the participants in the restoration work of Baron Palace during a parliamentary delegation visit to the palace headed by MP Osama Heikal, stressing that this work was attended by many ministries and entities, under the supervision of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Antiquities, with the full cooperation of the House of Representatives.
Anani further called on MP’s for inspecting the works of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, in which the Ministry is preparing to open two halls during January 2020.
The minister revealed on the sidelines of his dialogue with the delegation, that the company in charge of the pyramids began to contract with other subsidiary companies to develop services, theaters, cafeterias and Hanatir (Horse-Carts), affirming that the Giza Pyramids in 2020 will change completely in conjunction with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
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