Aboul Enein: Tourism Sector is Witnessing Major Breakthrough
Prominent businessman Mohamed Aboul Enein, the founder and chairman of Cleopatra Group, expressed his happiness at sponsoring the new archaeological discovery in Saqqara, to support Egyptian achievements in various fields.
Aboul Enein stressed that the tourism sector is witnessing a major breakthrough thanks to the efforts of Antiquities Minister, Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, who deals with Egyptian antiquities as a national global project that presents Egypt’s history and ancient civilization to the world with a modern technological and professional thought.
The prominent businessman confirmed that the treasures of king Tutankhamun dazzled the capitals of the world such as Los Angeles, Paris, and London and attracted millions of visitors.
He noted that the great archaeological discoveries in Egypt, such as Assassif cache in Luxor attracted the attention of the whole world.
He stressed that in 2020, Egypt will start a new era in tourism and will become the most attractive country to tourists, especially with the resumption of British flights.
Noteworthy, in the presence of Aboul Enein, and writer Elham Aboul El Fateh, the General Manager of Cleopatra Media Group, Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced on Saturday a new archaeological discovery in Saqqara archaeological area.
This discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission, headed by Dr. Mostafa Waziri, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, during its work at the animals’ cemetery.
“Today’s discovery includes a huge collection of 75 statues of cats of various sizes and shapes, made of wood and bronze, 25 wooden boxes with covers decorated with hieroglyphic inscriptions which contain mummies of cats, wooden statues of various animals, including mongoose , calf Apis , small crocodiles, and stuffed crocodile remains, statue of Anubis, and two mummies of mongoose,” the minister revealed
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