Atef Moftah

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 68 ancient artifacts

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The 68 artifacts include 16 pieces from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun.

1st Khufu Solar Ship to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum in June 2021

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 11:42 GMT

General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah revealed that the first Khufu Solar Ship will be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum in June 2021.

GEM’s team continue to place King Tutankhamun’s artifacts inside its designated halls

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah convened with the working team responsible to install artifacts in the two halls of King Tutankhamun.

Egypt's Grand Museum awarded 4 ISO certificates in 180 days

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:00 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum was granted a new certificate of ISO/PAS 45005:2020, winning the fourth certificate within 180 days.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities convenes with GEM’s officials

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 01:15 GMT

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany met with officials of the Grand Egyptian Museum to follow up on the progress of work.

GEM's committee of experts convened in Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities on Dec. 20

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 02:38 GMT

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 tourism & antiquities min. convenes with directors of archaeological institutes in Cairo

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 02:53 GMT

The meeting discussed ways of cooperation in the field of scientific and archaeological work in general and for the Grand Egyptian Museum in particular.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. follows up on latest developments in Egypt's Grand Museum

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 01:15 GMT

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.

GEM conducts performance trial to transfer one of three parts of King Ramses II obelisk

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 03:18 GMT

This comes in preparation for installing the obelisk in the place of its permanent display in the outer yard of the Grand Egyptian Museum.

GEM Supervisor: LE180M saved from initial cost of Egypt’s Grand Museum façade

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 01:29 GMT

According to Moftah, it cost 10 percent of the initially estimated value, which is LE 200-250 million.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities plans to convert Giza into capital of world tourism

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 03:49 GMT

According to Atef Moftah, the area’s development plan includes establishing a project to create a cable car as well as a tourist and cultural service area.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities embarks on inspection tour at Grand Egyptian Museum on Sept. 8

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 01:28 GMT

The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.

In Pics: Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities minister visits GEM to follow up on its latest developments

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 07:22 GMT

Anani visited the museum to follow up on the latest developments in the project and its work plan during the current period, in light of the preventive measures taken by the state to fight the novel coronavirus.

GEM imposes daily strict safety measures on workers

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 12:11 GMT

Moftah affirmed that any violation in this regard will not be tolerated, as the health of workers at the museum comes first.

Despite bad weather, work resumes in GEM

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 12:16 GMT

Zidan also noted that work inside the Grand Egyptian Museum started from 8 a.m. to midnight, under the constant supervision and follow-up of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani

1k GEM employees trained to combat fires, hazardous situations

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 02:12 GMT

The general Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area confirmed that everything within the museum is perfectly planned.

In Pics: Latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 02:42 GMT

The state is doing everything it is capable of to meet the deadline previously set for the inauguration of the museum, which falls in the last quarter of 2020.