Photos: Grand Egyptian Museum project nears completion as Prime Minister conducts inspection

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 08:45 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli emphasized the government's commitment to meticulous oversight of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) project, including the smallest details.

Tourism min. hails efforts exerted by GEM staff to establish project

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 07:42 GMT

Tourism and Antiquities Minister Ahmed Eissa hailed on Sunday efforts exerted by the staff of the Grand Egyptian Museum to establish this great project.

Tourism Ministry denies rainwater effect on Ramses II statue at Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 01:35 GMT

The statement pointed out that rain does not compose a danger, and that the design takes into consideration handling rainwater.

Grand Egyptian Museum lit up in blue marking World Autisim Awareness Day

Mon, 03 Apr 2023 - 11:16 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum lit up in blue on Monday, marking the World Autism Awareness Day.

Egypt’s GEM’s open spaces reflect the significance of nature in ancient Egypt

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 11:43 GMT

Egypt’s GEM’s open spaces reflect the significance of nature in ancient Egypt

PM: Egypt keen on speeding up completion of GEM project

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 08:08 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said that the State is keen on speeding up the completion of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) project.

Aviation and Tourism ministers discuss means to promoting tourism in Egypt

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar met Thursday with Tourism Minister Khaled el Anani, where they both discussed a number of important issues aiming to promote tourism in the country.

Sisi urges finishing preparations of Grand Egyptian Museum to reflect uniqueness of ancient civilization

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 09:15 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi urged completing the preparations of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) located in Giza in a way that reflects the greatness and uniqueness of the ancient Egyptian civilization.

PM directs cabinet to complete construction work of Grand Egyptian Museum on time

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 06:24 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli holds a meeting with the cabinet members to discuss the latest developments of the construction of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on February 2022- press photo

Egypt’s GEM, Museum of Civilization ‘biggest gift to the world’: Tourism Min.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:15 GMT

He noted that the cost of developing the National Museum of Civilization amounted to L.E. 600 million.

Egypt's Tourism min. follows up preparations for GEM opening

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 11:07 GMT

Anany discussed with officials of the company, tasked with the GEM promotional campaign, many ideas and suggestions about the campaign's plan.

Work in GEM project continues - supervisor

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Major general Atef Moftah, the supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), said the finalization of the project has nothing to do with its opening date.

Government relocation to New Capital, Grand Egyptian Museum opening pushed to 2021

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The inauguration of national mega projects in Egypt was postponed to 2021.

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually.

Parliament initially approves bill allowing Sisi to chair GEM board of trustees

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 01:15 GMT

The board of trustees shall consist of 15-25 members. The president is authorized to issue a decree to form the board of trustees and specify the membership term.

Cairo ranked 3rd in Lonely Planet’s top 10 destinations for 2020

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 04:40 GMT

Cairo has deservedly been placed in the third position of Lonely Planet’s list of the top 10 destinations for 2020, after years of Egypt’s strenuous efforts to reclaim its strategic location in the world tourism map.

Sisi orders parade for royal mummies transferred to NMEC

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 03:12 GMT

Only 22 mummies (18 for royal kings and 4 for royal queens) and 17 sarcophagi - dating back to dynasties 17, 18,19, and 20 - will be transported to the NMEC

Tayyeb Abbas named manager at GEM

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Abbas is currently the deputy dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels for education and student affairs at Minya University.

Video: What foreign media say about Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Numerous international media outlets shed light on the much-anticipated archaeological entity, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).

240 artifacts transferred from Tahrir Museum to GEM

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 12:05 GMT

Ten big-sized paintings from the Sneferu era were transferred on Monday from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Grand Egyptian Museum.