Egypt: The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt has recently updated regarding the visit of the Director General of the Islamic World Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISCO), Dr Salem bin Mohammed Al-Malik to the services area and the Grand Egyptian Museum.
According to the updates, within the framework of the Grand Egyptian Museum received a limited number of guided tours in the great services area and lobby to review the readiness of services provided to its visitors.
In addition, the museum received today Dr Salem bin Mohammed Al-Malik, the General Director of the Islamic World Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISCO), and the accompanying delegation, where they were received by Major General Atef Mufatah Al-Mashraf the year the project of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area, and Dr Isa Zidane, the Executive Director of Restoration and Transfer of Archaeology at the museum.
Furthermore, Major General Atef Miftah took the Director General of ISESCO and his accompanying delegation on tour inside the museum, which included the Suspended Masala Square, which was selected to be part of the scenario of the museum exhibition. It was moved from the San Al-Hijr monuments area in the Eastern and placed in front of the Grand Museum to become the first hanging issue in the world, said reports.
The reports further noted that this is in addition to visiting the great lobby, where the statue of King Ramses II, which was moved from Ramses Square downtown to the museum, the victory column of King Marnabnah, and the statue of King and Queen from the Battalion era, as well as the collection of ten statues of King Snosert I are kept.
Moreover, he also watched a short film about the stages of the transfer of the Khofou I boat from the pyramids of Giza to its permanent display place at the Khofou Boat Museum in the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Notably, at the end of the tour, the Director General of ISESCO expressed his great pleasure with this visit and what he saw inside this great plate which contained unique artefacts that embodied the greatness of Egyptian civilization.
While referring to Egypt’s extreme grain, he described it as the mother of civilizations and that this museum is the best evidence of this great civilization. As well he enjoys the application of the latest technological methods for the museum display and a team of skilled specialists and trainers.