Friday, June 02, 2006

German President honours Egyptian archaeologist (Egypt State Information Service)
"German President Horst Koehler has conferred Merit on illustrious Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Ali Radwan, Professor of Antiquities at Cairo University.
Radwan was granted the medal for his contribution in enhancing cultural cooperation between Egypt and Germany.
Meanwhile, Director General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities Zahi Hawwas, in statements to MENA, lauded Radwan's efforts and described him as the doyen of Arab and Egyptian archaeologists.
He added that the council has recently held a reception in honour of Radwan on the occasion marking the issuance of the first three volumes on archaeology.
The German embassy in Cairo will host a function on Thursday on this occasion during which the German Ambassador will decorate the veteran Egyptian archaeologist."
This is the complete item on the State Information Service website

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