Egypt: The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, under the leadership of President Ahmed Ghanim, hosted a delegation of the Imams of the Ministry of Endowments Fustat as part of the museum’s keenness to raise tourism and archaeological awareness of all levels of society.
As per the reports, the visit of Imams was also focused on communicating with them to introduce them to their cultural heritage. The museum received a delegation of 100 distinguished Imams from the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments.
Dr Ahmed Ghanim, the executive president of the museum, explained that the museum is keen to receive visitors from all classes, institutions and different social entities and to work on the success of their visit in a way that fulfils the purpose of the museum as a cultural beacon.
Furthermore, the purpose also serves to recognize the greatness and uniqueness of the Egyptian civilization throughout the ages through its exhibitions that express the heavenly religions, The Islamic, Christian and Judaism Triad, reflecting a history of tolerance Egypt has enjoyed throughout the ages and continues to shine brightly today.
Moreover, the delegation of Imams, Mr Ibrahim Hamed Amin, accompanied Muhaf on tour inside the museum’s various halls, which included the central exhibition halls, the royal mummies, and the Egyptian Textile Hall, where he gave them a detailed explanation of the museum, the date of its creation.
It contains unique archaeological collectables that tell the history of Egyptian civilization throughout the ages.
At the end of the visit, the Imams expressed their time with this rich tour, their feeling of pride towards the greatness of this great monument that tells the history of their country throughout the ages, and their admiration for the unique artefacts.
They further emphasized on especially the exhibitions of the Central Exhibition Hall, among them the “Al-Mohamel”, which dates back to the era of Al-Khadiwi Abbas Helma II, and the Holy Kaaba “Babat Tawbah” and another A cloak came out of Egypt in the reign of the late President Jamal Abdel Nasser in 1962. They took care of taking many memorial photos in the museum.