Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. held two meetings to discuss the work progress and at the GEM and the latest developments in its website - photo via Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO - 4 November 2020: Egypt's Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, held two meetings on November 3 with Mustafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Al-Tayeb Abbas, Assistant Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum's management and the company implementing the communication and IT systems at the museum.
During the first meeting, Enany discussed with the museum’s management the progress of work at the museum.
In addition, they discussed the plan of the transfer of artifacts during the upcoming period in preparation for the opening of the museum in 2021.
The meeting emphasized the importance of meeting deadlines. They also talked about the display scenario of the artifacts in the museum.
In a related context, Enany met with representatives of the ICT Company which is going to implement the communications and information technology systems at the museum. They discussed progress in the museum's website.
Also, they reviewed the final designs, the scientific content, the virtual visits, the insurance systems for museum exhibition halls, and the museum’s online ticket reservation systems.
The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities instructed them to move forward in terms of purchasing the hardware requirements to implement those systems in preparation for the upcoming opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum. He also asked them to make some adjustments to the content of the virtual visits.