New protocol will offer training to archaeologists and restorers in Egypt

Nevine El-Aref , Sunday 5 Jun 2011

A cooperation protocol to be signed tomorrow will afford the ministry of state for antiquities training for 900 archaeologists and restorers to heighten the quality of work

hawass and seif el nasr

A protocol of cooperation aiming at training 900 archaeologists and restorers on the state-of-the-art technology used in excavation and restoration is to be signed tomorrow between the ministry of state for antiquities (MSA) and Egypt’s Social Development Fund (SDF).

Such training will improve and develop the skills of excavators and restorers, enabling them to better their work in the field and archaeological sites.

Zahi Hawass, minister of state of MSA will sign the protocol on the behalf of the MSA and Hani Seif El-Nasr secretary general of the SDF on behalf of the SDF.

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