Today, Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, met with Nuria Sanz, Director of the UNESCO Regional Office, to discuss the latest developments in the projects that are being implemented in cooperation between the Council and the UNESCO Regional Office.
During the meeting, Dr. Mostafa Waziri expressed his appreciation for the efforts made by the UNESCO Regional Office to preserve the human heritage, praising the close relations and fruitful and effective cooperation between Egypt and the UNESCO Regional Office, which is evident in a number of existing projects, including the Nubian Museum in Aswan, and a project to improve the means of display and interpretation of archaeological sites. In Egypt, which aims to enhance the experience of Egyptian visitors and tourists by improving the presentation and interpretation of sites with informative and explanatory panels, in addition to the project to develop and rehabilitate the Museum of Islamic Art and related museums and other projects that would preserve human heritage.
The Director of the UNESCO Regional Office expressed her happiness with this meeting, and praised the achievements of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in the field of excavations and archaeological discoveries, especially in recent times.
It should be noted that the UNESCO office in Cairo is the first regional office to be established for the organization outside the French capital, Paris, and the second office to be established for it in the world after Paris.