Friday, October 26, 2007

Egypt wins membership of UNESCO International Heritage Committee

Egypt State Information Service

Egypt won yesterday 25/10/2007 the membership of the UNESCO International heritage committee as it received the highest votes after the candidate of China.

Dr. Ali Radwan member of the Supreme Council for antiquities and head of general association of Arab archaeologists was chosen to represent Egypt at this committee, which carries out projects to protect international heritage.

Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said winning this post is an expressive of the place Egypt occupied in terms of culture at the world level as well as the appreciation for Egypt's political leaders who support Egypt's cultural projects.

Egypt restored its membership of this committee as it used to be a member of this committee for five years and yesterday Egypt resorted its membership.

This is the complete bulletin on the State Information Service.

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