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Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II inaugurates historical exhibit at Al-Ahram headquarters

Ahram Online , Tuesday 23 Jan 2018
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Egypt's Pope Tawadros during his visit to Al-Ahram newspaper (Photo: AL-Aahram)
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Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, met with senior writers and journalists at Al-Ahram headquarters in downtown Cairo on Tuesday to inaugurate an exhibition displaying some of the paper's oldest editions and historic belongings.

During the visit, the pope met with Al-Ahram Chairman Abdel-Mohsen Salama, Editor-in-Chief Alaa Thabet as well as a number of the organization's senior writers and officials.

Pope Tawadros hailed the 142-year-old paper's role in shaping his intellect and said he grew up reading the publication.

Al-Ahram, the oldest news organization in Egypt, was founded in August 1875.

The paper was first launched as a weekly publication in August 1876 before later becoming a daily .

 

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