Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. Khaled el-Anani [R] with Czech culture min. Lubomír Zaorálek - Photo via Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO – 31 August 2020: During his stay in the Czech capital Prague for the inauguration of the archaeological exhibition "Kings of the Sun", Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani held a meeting with Czech Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek to discuss means of boosting joint cooperation between the two countries in the field of archaeology and culture.
Anani started the meeting by talking about the existing cooperation between Egypt and the Czech Republic in all fields, especially the fields of tourism and archaeological excavation. Anani thanked the Czech Ministry of Culture for the efforts it exerted to help Egypt recover a prehistoric ceramic vessel that left the country illegally.
For his part, the Czech minister of culture referred to the good relations and the various aspects of cooperation between Egypt and the Czech Republic in all fields, including the archaeological field, praising Egypt's efforts to hold the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition, which was inaugurated at the National Museum in Prague.
He also commended the efforts exerted by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to preserve Egypt's archaeological heritage and promote Egypt’s tourist destinations and archeological treasures.
Furthermore, Anani invited the Czech minister to attend the majestic procession of the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
For his part, the Czech minister welcomed this invitation, expressing his enthusiasm for the idea of a mummies transport parade, which will be organized for the first time in history.