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Egypt opens newly renovated Temple of Isis with redeveloped tourism services

Egypt opens newly renovated Temple of Isis with redeveloped tourism services

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani joined the Aswan Governor, Ashraf Attia, to inaugurate the Temple of Isis in the governorate. The inauguration comes after the temple’s restoration and the completion of developments to make its tourism services more efficient. Also in attendance at the inauguration were: Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the …

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180 bazaars across Egypt obtain tourism business licences in 2020

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the tourism activities sector and internal offices, announced that 180 bazaars across Egypt, particularly in the Red Sea area, acquired tourism business  licences in 2020. The tourism activities sector and internal offices ensure that bazaars selling tourism products obtain a licence from the Ministry of Tourism and …

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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, …

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Egypt retrieves 195 antiquities from Italy smuggled last May

Egypt retrieved on Friday a collection of 195 artefacts, along with 21,660 coins, that were illegally smuggled to Italy last May, according to state-owned media outlet Ahram Online. The artefacts date back to various periods from ancient Egypt to the Islamic era. Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced last May that the Egyptian Embassy in …

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