Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Sinai museum to open within days

"Al-Arish museum is getting ready to receive tourist as monuments pieces are being moved to it from eight other museums in preparation for its inauguration, expected to be within days. The construction works of Al-Arish museum lasted for five years with costs of 50 million pounds, Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said. Celebrations marking the inauguration of Al-Arish museum are coinciding with the October victory celebrations, the Minister added. Al-Arish museum is to display the history of Sinai from the prehistoric era till the Islamic rule, Zahi Hawas Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Antiquities said".
This is the entire news bulletin from the State Information Service website.

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