In Photos: Facilities upgraded at Egypt's Philae temple complex
Nevine El-Aref, Saturday 16 Mar 2019
Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the work includes upgrading the Nile dock and the entrance gate, and the installation of security kiosks and signs


To encourage bilateral cooperation between the public and private sector, the Ministry of Antiquities has started a cooperation scheme with the private sector to develop the visitor facilities at local archaeological sites.

In collaboration with the National Bank of Egypt the ministry completed the development of Philae temple archaeological site according to UNESCO standards.

Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the work includes upgrading the Nile dock and the entrance gate, and the installation of security kiosks and signs.

He promised that the ministry will start similar development projects in Abu Simbel, the Giza Plateau, Dahshur, Karnak and Saqqara.

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