Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Egypt, Italy sign MoU to develop Egyptian museum

African Press Agency

The visiting Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and the Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni witnessed on Monday the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries to strengthen the ties of friendship, cultural and scientific cooperation, and the protection of cultural heritage.

The secretary general of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, told reporters after the signing ceremony that the MoU provides for cooperation to develop the Egyptian Museum.

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