The Cervantes Institute and the Embassy of Peru held a ceremony to present the first and second parts of the book ‘The Culture of Peru in Egypt.’
The ceremony was attended by Spanish Ambassador in Egypt Ramón Gil Casares and his Peruvian counterpart Paul Paredes Portella, as well as director of the Cervantes Institutes in Egypt Javier Ruiz Sierra.
The book was previously presented at the National Centre for Translation, under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture represented by Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem, who highlighted the importance of promoting the heritage of Peru in Egypt.
In the second part of the book, Minister Abdel-Dayem wrote an introduction that focused on the cultural links between the ancient civilisations of Peru and Egypt.
The book ‘The Culture of Peru in Egypt’ is the fruit of academic research conducted by 20 Spanish language academics who teach at prestigious Egyptian universities, including Cairo University, Helwan University and Ain Shams University.
The Peruvian embassy in Egypt took the initiative to publish the book within the framework of its various activities to promote Peru on the levels of commerce, investment, tourism and culture.