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Planning minister: EGP 508mn allocated for developing cultural services

Wednesday، 10 October 2018 - 01:15 PM
Planning minister: EGP 508mn allocated for developing cultural services

Planning Minister Hala el Saeed said EGP 508 million in government investments were allocated for developing cultural services as part of the plan for fiscal year 2018-2019, with a 14-percent increase compared to the fiscal year 2017-2018. 

The 2018-2022 sustainable development plan, including the first-year plan of 2018-2019, aims at developing archaeological sites and cultural services nationwide.

In a statement today on Wednesday 10/10/2018, the planning minister said that 43 EGP million were earmarked for revamping the revolutionary command museum, EGP 40 million for the higher institute of child arts, EGP 31 million for the Oasis Community Center in the Sixth of October City and other important projects. 

She added the plan will also include investments in several vital projects in the cultural sector, involving the renovation of Saraya El Gezira Museum, Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum, the Arab Music Institute, the Higher Institute of Art Criticism and the High Institute of Folk Arts.

MENA

 


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