ICESCO Director General Visits the Grand Egyptian Museum Project
12 March 2023
Today, Saturday, March 11, 2023, Dr. Salim M AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), visited the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, which is to be Inaugurated as the largest museum in the world for one single civilization.
Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the project of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area, received ICESCO DG and explained the latest work developments in the museum and the surrounding area, noting that the project, which will be the largest covered open-air museum in the world for humanity, is built on a total land area of more than half a million square meters and a total construction area exceeding 300 thousand square meters.
Following the tour of the Museum Project, ICESCO DG commended the great work in this huge project appropriate for the Egyptian civilization and its treasures of knowledge and invaluable human antiquities, which embodies human civilization over the centuries.
He pointed out that ICESCO cooperates with its Member States, as part of its vision and strategic orientations, to valorize and safeguard heritage that reflects the identity and culture of these countries, stressing that building the future requires us to understand our past and our civilization and be proud of the achievements of our ancestors.
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