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Egypt's permanent representative to UNESCO presents credentials

Egypt’s permanent representative to UNESCO presents credentials

Ambassador Alaa Youssef, Egypt’s new permanent representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has presented his credentials to the organisation’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, in the French capital, Paris. The ceremony for presenting the credentials was held last week, and was followed by a meeting with Azoulay, during which means of strengthening …

Daily News Egypt

26th Aswan Sculpture Symposium postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19

26th Aswan Sculpture Symposium postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19

The 26th edition of the Aswan International Sculpture Symposium has been postponed to January 2022, the symposium’s Supreme Committee revealed in an official announcement last week. Originally planned to take place between January and March 2021, the symposium’s aim was to bring together sculptors from Egypt, Russia, Brazil, Belgium, and India. Operating under the Egyptian …

Daily News Egypt

Temple of Isis restoration completed, ready for reopening soon

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development of the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its re-opening soon. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the restoration works included restoring floors and columns, cleaning walls, and placing wire windows to prevent the entry of birds, …

Nihal Samir