Vietnamese study archeology exhibition in Egypt

(VOV) - A visiting Vietnamese delegation led by Nguyen Xuan Thang, President of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, met with Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim Ali in Cairo on April 7.

He told the host that the delegation was on a study tour in Egypt to learn experience in organizing, designing and displaying artifacts for their exhibition later in the base of the new National Assembly building as part of the overall project covering the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long which was recognized by the United Nations of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a world cultural heritage.

Thang highly appreciated Egypt’s efforts to conserve, exploit and promote the values of historical monuments.

He wished that Vietnam and Egypt would discuss and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in this field in the near future.

The Egyptian Minister expressed keen interest in Vietnam’s archeology conservation scheme.

Earlier, the Vietnamese delegation had visited relics sites and museums in Aswan, Luxor and Cairo.