Culture Minister – Transfer of Cinema Assets Includes 4 Studios, 18 Theaters, Several Labs

Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawi said on Friday 12062015 that the Cabinet’s approval of transferring the assets of the cinema department at the Sound and Light and Cinema Company to the Supreme Council of Culture aims to support cinema industry through developing and making use of these assets including studios and theaters economically.\

The Minister said that he will announce details of transferring these assets, which include 4 studios, 18 theaters and several labs.

Minister Nabawi explained that the decision was taken upon a request from the Culture Ministry to help the state develop the role of cinemas in cultural awareness.

Source : Egypt State Information Service