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Minister follows up final preparations to move Ramses II statue to new place in GEM

Wednesday، 24 January 2018 - 02:10 PM

Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani on Tuesday 23/1/2018 followed up the final preparations for relocating Ramses II statue to its new place in the Grand Egyptian Museum.

The process will be carried out on Thursday, he said, referring to transferring the statue from Ramses Square in 2006 .

The Arab Contractors Company will implement the process, the minister said .

Earlier, Anani underlined that a simulation of the process of moving the statue is being carried out to examine if the road can bear the 82-ton weight of the statue.

 

MENA

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