Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis - CC Ihab Ali
CAIRO - 3 June 2020: Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri reviewed the plan of archaeological openings in the coming period during the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani.
Waziri affirmed that the council is committed to completing the projects of restoration and development set for certain regions and museums to be ready for opening according to the pre-scheduled dates.
This includes opening museums in the New Administrative Capital, Sharm El-Sheikh, and Kafr El-Sheikh, as well as the Royal Vehicles of Bulaq, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, and the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis District.
During the meeting, the minister of tourism and antiquities stressed the necessity to adhere to the set schedule for the openings and to prepare for reopening museums and archaeological sites for visitors in accordance with the approved health and safety regulations, to establish a unique and distinctive destination for cultural tourism in Egypt.