Egypt Independent

Antiquities Minister to partially open Egyptian Civilization museum

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany will open the

temporary exhibition "Egyptian handicrafts through the ages" on Wednesday, within the partial opening of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

UNESCO Chief Irina Bokova will attend the opening of the exhibition.

The museum will receive its Egyptian and foreign visitors for free, according to Anany. Guests will be allowed to take photos and videos from Thursday until February 28.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm