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US ambassador in Cairo tours Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan

Friday، 13 December 2019 - 02:31 PM

US Ambassador in Cairo Jonathan Cohen and his wife toured the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan on Thursday 12/12/2019.

Cohen is taking part in the first edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

During his tour, the US ambassador inspected a project to reduce the level of underground water at the temple, Abdel Moneim Saeed, the general director of Aswan and Nubian antiquities area, said in a statement.

The $ 8.8 billion project is implemented by the Ministry of Antiquities in cooperation with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Authority for Potable Water and Sewage.

While executing the project, the Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of 23 artifacts in the area.


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