Egypt: Fayrouz Fekry welcomes Pres. of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides for NMEC museum tour
Egypt: Fayrouz Fekry welcomes Pres. of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides for NMEC museum tour(image credits Facebook)

Egypt: The Deputy Head of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Board for Management and Operation, Fayrouz Fekry, has recently welcomed the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides along with his delegation to the museum premises for an introductory tour.

According to the shared updates, the news was shared through the official social media handle of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.


The visit of the President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, comes within a series of official visits witnessed by the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, Egypt.

In addition, the authority of the NMEC welcomed the Cyprus President and his delegation and accompanied them throughout their brief introductory tour inside the museum.

The Deputy Head of the Management and Operations for NMEC, Fayrouz Fekry, further assisted the guests in showing them the unique archaeological collectables and antiques that persevered in the museum.

Furthermore, during the tour, various interesting sites and historical remains were exhibited for the visiting guests, such as multiple galleries, the reception building, the area overlooking the Lake of Ain Al-Saira and the outdoor theatre, and the unique rediscovered archaeological colouring of the Fatim period.

The Deputy Head of Management and Operations of NMEC further noted that “I also informed them about the cultural and heritage activities, events and art exhibitions that the museum aims to organize continuously in order to attract more visitors.”

Moreover, she also cited that the sites exhibited also play a significant role in engaging various social classes in order to spread tourism and archaeological awareness as well as maximize the benefit and benefit and develop the economic potential of the museum.


On his part, Professor Muhammad Mokhtar Amin also provided a detailed explanation of the museum’s unique artefacts inside the central auditoriums, royal mummies, and Egyptian fabric that tell the history of Egyptian civilization through different eras and what makes the museum unique from a group of mummies of Egypt’s kings and queens.

During the end of the tour, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Christodoulides, expressed his deep admiration for the museum and its distinctive print with the rest of the world museums.

He concluded that the cultural heritage preserved in the museums integrates an unparalleled integration of history and heritage with technological advancements and modernity in the museum presentation style.


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