The Egyptian embassy in Brazil has mounted a lecture for Dr Zahi Hawwass، Former Minister of Antiquities within efforts made by Zahi Hawwass’s Center at Alexandria Library to promote tourism to Egypt. He affirmed depth of cultural ties between Egypt and Brazil. He touched during his lecture a number of topics interesting the world such as secrets of the Great Pyramids of Cheops، Sphinx، Tut Ankh Amun and the royal mummies. After his lecture، Dr Hawwass held a news conference. He pointed out to the arson of the Nation Museum of Brazil in Rio Do Janiro. He affirmed the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt is ready to send experts to help restore artifacts damaged by fire. He asked to recover Nefertiti bust to Egypt as it was smuggled illegally.