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40 foreign ambassadors visit Abdeen Palace in Downtown Cairo

MENA , Saturday 1 Feb 2020
Abdeen Palace
A group photo of Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anani, centre, along with ambassadors of 40 countries during their visit to Abdeen Palace in Cairo on Saturday (Photos courtesy of Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities)
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Ambassadors of 40 countries visited Saturday Abdeen Palace in Cairo at the invitation of Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anani.

A host of tourism investors were also invited by the minister to visit the historical building in eastern Downtown Cairo.

The visit is part of a state policy to highlight historical landmarks and tourist destinations nationwide.

Planning and Tourism Minister Hala El-Saeed, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat and State Minister for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram were present.

Abdeen Palace was built in 1863 by Egyptian, Italian, French and Turkish architects.

The palace is one of the most famous buildings erected during the reign of Mohamed Ali Pasha Dynasty. It was the seat of the government as of 1872 till 1952.

During this eventful period of time, the palace witnessed unforgettable events that undoubtedly affected Egypt's modern and contemporary history.

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From left: Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat, Planning and Tourism Minister Hala El-Saeed, Minister for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram, and Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anani during their visit at Abdeen Palace on Saturday

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