Antiquities Minister Dr. Khaled Al-Anani، stressed the great interest of the Government in the Antiquities Sector. He pointed out to the government`s unprecedented support during the last three years for the Egyptian Antiquities.
In a statement to the “Extra News” satellite channel، Al-Anani said on the sidelines of the Prime Minister's visit to the pyramids، that a radical solution to the problems of the pyramid project had been found. He pointed out that the entry will be allocated on the new placein front of Faiyum road. He added that environmentally friendly vehicles will be allocated to transport visitors and tourists to the region. He pointed out to the organizing of all styles of entertainment in the region، expecting to end before the end of the year.
Antiquities Minister confirmed that the project geometrically ended and the inauguration is accompanied with the services of restaurants، bathrooms and cafeterias. He noted that it has been stopped after 2011 and now it has been resumed، stressing that the project will be ready geometrically before 2018 and its services will be prepared before the end of 2018.
He pointed out that the project of Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is geometrically ready for the first phase which is expected to be opened soon. He confirmed that it will be ready before the New Year، and the inauguration will be decided by the political leadership.
Al-Anani pointed out that important big antiques have been moved to GEM during the last period. He confirmed that the project has a great international attention pointing out that international inauguration procedures has been begun for the operating and administrating company of GEM according to the international criteria.