250 archaeological missions from 25 countries work in Egypt: Minister

MENA , Monday 22 Apr 2019

Egypt's Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany said on Monday that the number of foreign missions working in Egypt in the field of archaeological excavation has risen to an unprecedented number.

During the inauguration of the fourth forum of archaeological missions in Egypt, the minister said that some 250 missions from 25 countries, including 80 Egyptian missions, are working at many archaeological sites across the country.

The minister said that the forum gives a chance for all missions to exchange expertise in the field of excavation, pointing out that a total of 23 researches had been exchanged.

Experts from France, Germany, Poland, Austria, Italy, the United States, Switzerland and other countries attended the forum.

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