Rania Al-Mashat receives the opening speech for the 5th annual exhibition of Art d’Egypte

Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, gave the opening speech for the activities of the fifth annual exhibition of Art D’Égypte, which was held under the title: “Forever is Now”, in the area of ​​the Pyramids Plateau, which witnesses the participation of a number of From international artists and about 12 participating countries, it is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Egyptian National Committee for UNESCO, and the Tourism Promotion Authority.

In her opening speech, Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, stressed that holding such exhibitions that witness the participation of artists from all over the world at the foot of the pyramids, reflects the relationship and the strong link between the ancient Egyptian civilization, the most ancient civilizations of the world and modern art, pointing out that there is no place in The world deserves to display these impressive pieces of art better than the foot of the Pyramids of Giza.

Al-Mashat explained that international cooperation and the sustainable development goals include two main goals, namely the sixteenth goal on peace and justice, pointing out that the Ministry of International Cooperation, through its state partnerships, supports these goals in coordination with national authorities, and that art is one of the most important messages through which it is possible to consolidate The concept of peace and cooperation in a turbulent world.

She pointed out that the second goal is the seventeenth goal on partnerships, and in this context, art is a major part of the partnerships that are implemented between the various relevant parties from governments, the private sector and civil society in order to achieve development and consolidate the concepts of justice, peace and equality.

The Minister of International Cooperation spoke about the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Climate Agreement COP27, to be held in El Salam City in Sharm El Sheikh next week, which will represent a huge international gathering that reflects the role played by Egypt at the regional and international levels to consolidate climate action efforts and promote joint action to achieve development.

The opening ceremony witnessed the participation of Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Mustafa Waziri, President of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Ambassador Nabila Makram, former Minister of Immigration, and Nadine Abdel Ghaffar, President of the Art Day Foundation. Egypt, businessman Naguib Sawiris, and a group of art stakeholders from different countries of the world and public figures.

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