Madbouly: We appreciate the historical cooperation with UNESCO and the valuable contributions of the organization in the promotion and protection of antiquities and heritage in Egypt and the world
“Rossler” praises the various projects in Egypt in the field of preservation of antiquities and their adoption of an integrated perspective when implementing projects to revive archaeological areas.
Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, met today, Mitchild Rossler, Director of the World Heritage Center of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the experts accompanying her.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Ambassador Alaa Rushdi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Multilateral Affairs.
The prime minister began the meeting by affirming Egypt’s appreciation for the historical cooperation between Egypt and UNESCO, and the valuable contributions of the organization in promoting and protecting antiquities and heritage in Egypt and around the world.
Madbouly referred to the great interest the Egyptian state, under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, attaches to preserving Egypt’s cultural and archaeological heritage as it is an integral part of the world heritage, which is reflected in the unprecedented volume of projects that have been implemented in archaeological fields over the course of The past few years.
The prime minister touched on the latest projects that the state is implementing with regard to developing Islamic Cairo, in order to restore the luster and character of that region, which previously suffered from a large volume of encroachments.
The Prime Minister affirmed the government’s keenness, when carrying out these projects, to adopt a comprehensive and integrated perspective for development, which takes into account consultation with the local population in those areas, involving them in development proposals, and reaching understandings with them that ensure achieving the goal of reviving archaeological areas, while preserving the interests of citizens. Through the alternatives offered to them.
For its part, “Rossler” praised the various projects Egypt is witnessing in the field of antiquities preservation, and its adoption of an integrated perspective when implementing projects to revive archaeological areas, stressing UNESCO’s support for the Egyptian state’s efforts to preserve this world heritage.
During the meeting, Dr. Khaled Al-Anani presented aspects of cooperation with UNESCO during the coming period, and the proposals of the UNESCO delegation regarding the various projects that are being implemented, stressing the consensus in visions and continuous coordination between UNESCO and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, because the goal is one, which is to preserve what Egypt has of Collectibles and archaeological sites that represent the most precious and famous aspect of the world heritage.
The article The Prime Minister meets the Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center. It was written in Al-Borsa newspaper