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25.09.22 | Interesting article at Daily News Egypt

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly visited on Saturday the Grand Egyptian Museum to follow up on the latest developments of the project.

Minister of Housing Assem Al-Jazzar, Minister of Local Development Hisham Amna, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby, and Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri, participated in the tour.

The Prime Minister inspected the hanging obelisk which allows visitors for the first time to see the cartouche (the seal of King Ramses II), engraved on the bottom of the obelisk.

General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area, Atef Moftah, said the hanging obelisk will be the first thing visitors will see in the museum, pointing out that it shows the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptian architecture and sculpting.