Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly tours the Grand Egyptian Museum to follow up on work progress, Invest-Gate reports.
Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, Major General Hisham Amna, Minister of Local Development, a number of officials from ministries and relevant authorities, and museum officials, participated in the tour.
During the tour, Madbouly follows up on the work progress at the Grand Egyptian Museum metro station, which is set to serve the museum’s visitors and the surrounding archaeological area.
Prime Minister also stresses the need to complete the development and upgrading of the facades of residential buildings on the Ring Road, which are located in the path of the road leading to the museum. Moreover, the Grand Egyptian Museum will be linked with the pyramids plateau area through bridges for electric cars and pedestrians.
Additionally, Egypt plans to accelerate the completion of the museum, which includes the treasures of the Egyptian civilization. The world is waiting for the opening of the museum, which will be an attractive destination on the world tourism map. This, in turn, provides a great opportunity to know about the secrets of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
For his part, Major General Atef Moftah, general supervisor of the museum and the surrounding area, says that the total completion rate of works in the main building and the general site reached 99.8%, while the security and information systems were completed by 97%. Further, the security control building, the Square of the Hanging Obelisk, the structure of the Museum of King Khufu Ships and its external facades, and the Hall of King Tutankhamun were completed.
The engineering works of the exhibition halls were 100% completed, as well as the completion of the works of museum display equipment, which includes curtains, bases for antiques, and installation units at an advanced rate. The construction of fences and security gates was also completed by 90%.