Antiquities Minister Opens Suez Museum

Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh al-Damati opened on Monday 2992014 Suez National Museum.

The minister was accompanied by Suez Governor al-Arabi al-Seroui and a large number of officials and popular figures.

The minister asserted that all problems of Suez monuments area will soon be settled.

The museum is set up on 6,000 square meters and its collections include over 2,500 pieces of antiquities which narrates the history of the governorate and struggle of its people from old ages till present.

Al-Damati said that the National Suez Museum would contribute to the tourism industry.

“The museum will lure Egyptians and tourists in the coming period as the government is implementing major projects,” he said. “That will positively reflect on ways to revive the tourism industry in the country,” he said.

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service