Grand Egyptian Museum
CNN Travel has set a list of 21 places to visit amid the pandemic this year, including Egypt, especially for its ancient wonders and new discoveries of pharaonic antiquities.
A few artifacts located in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir are to be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
Khaled el-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, began the meeting by affirming that the Grand Egyptian Museum project is one of the most important cultural projects in the world and that it will be an independent economic body.
Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum construction work is about 97% complete.
This design is the first of its kind in Egypt and the world. The new design gives the visitor a unique view, as they will stand on a glass plate under their feet, resting on the base of the obelisk.
Tutankhamun was buried in his famous tomb “Cemetery 62” in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. It was discovered on November 4, 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter.
On December 23, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany received Ambassador Masaki Noke, Ambassador of Japan in Cairo, to discuss strengthening means of cooperation between the two countries.
On December 20, the committee of experts formed by the decree of the Prime Minister No. 3211 of 2019 convened at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Egypt’s GEM issues ‘We Have Never Stopped: In the Face of Corona’ booklet.
Egyptian-Japanese symbol of friendship to promote Grand Egyptian Museum.
Enani said that among the most prominent recent discoveries was the unearthing of more than 100 coffins sealed more than 2000 years ago, in the Saqqara antiquities area.
Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum receives three ISO certificates.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism&Antiquities visits NMEC,GEM,Muhammad Ali Palace.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled el-Enany revealed that the winning consortium responsible for operational services at GEM will be announced during the month of December.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism& Antiquities visits Grand Egyptian Museum to discuss latest developments.
On November 14, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, announced the discovery of 100 delicately colored coffins, and 40 dazzling statues, in the Saqqara antiquities area.
Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum to be inaugurated on June, 2021.
The meeting discussed the latest updates in the museum and the first stage of the pre-set plan for transporting heavy artifacts which was completed.
Assistant Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas, said that the Grand Egyptian Museum's databases include nearly 82,000 artifacts, which are the pieces that have already arrived at the museum.
It is a widely known award in Japan, and is awarded to Japanese people and groups who investigate notable achievements in international cooperation.