President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed the achievement of integration and harmony between the Egyptian Museum and all its surrounding sites, through the road network and axes leading to it, especially from the Cairo and Sphinx airports, as well as linking the museum to the pyramids plateau, making this area one of the most important tourist attractions in the world. It coincides with the importance of the museum as the largest edifice for displaying antiquities in the world and a cultural icon for all of humanity.
This came during President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s meeting today with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, Dr. Assem El-Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, Major General Hisham Amna, Minister of Local Development, Ahmed Issa, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Major General Amir Sayed. Ahmed, Advisor to the President of the Republic for Urban Planning, Major General A.H. Hisham Souefi, Head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, Dr. Mustafa Al-Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Tayeb Abbas, Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs, and Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project.
Ambassador Bassam Rady, the official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, stated that the meeting witnessed the follow-up of the executive position of the Grand Egyptian Museum project, and the developments of construction work, especially with regard to all related facilities and services.
It also presented the ongoing efforts to restore a number of archaeological and historical areas at the level of the Republic, especially the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria, as well as the Palace of Prince Muhammad Ali.