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The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives a delegation from the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation

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During the visit – Min. Tourism & Antiquities

CAIRO – October 5, 2022: As part of a series of official visits to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, Museum Authority CEO Ahmed Ghoneim received German Foundation President Friedrich Ebert and former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, to the head of a delegation of the foundation on the sidelines of their current visit to Egypt.

During the visit - Min.  Tourism & Antiquities
During the visit – Min. Tourism & Antiquities

The German delegation was accompanied by Presidential Advisor for Engineering Projects Hany Helmy Azer.

Ghoneim welcomed the delegation and introduced them to the museum, its unique archaeological collections and the historical significance of the surrounding region.

During the visit - Min.  Tourism & Antiquities
During the visit – Min. Tourism & Antiquities

During the visit - Min.  Tourism & Antiquities
During the visit – Min. Tourism & Antiquities

In addition, Ghoneim took them to visit the halls of the museum, including the central exhibition hall and the hall of royal mummies, where archaeologist Sherine Othman gave them a detailed presentation on the museum funds, the historical sequence of exhibited artifacts and the reason for including them in the museum’s exhibition scenario to tell the story of ancient Egyptian civilization through different eras.

During the visit, Schultz and the accompanying delegation expressed their joy at visiting this grand building and seeing its unique archaeological treasures. The delegation also made a point of taking photos in the museum, which they described as magnificent.

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At the end of the visit, Schulz wrote a note of thanks and appreciation in the museum’s visitor’s book – Min. Tourism & Antiquities

At the end of the visit, Schulz wrote a note of thanks and appreciation in the museum’s visitor’s book, and Ghoneim presented Schulz and the accompanying delegation with a set of souvenirs.

It should be noted that the Friedrich Ebert Foundation [FES] was founded in 1925 and is one of Germany’s most prestigious political institutions. It works to consolidate the fundamental values ​​of social democracy and solidarity. It plays an important role in political education to strengthen civil society as well as international cooperation through its offices outside Germany in more than 100 countries.