The European Union (EU) joins forces with several Egyptian ministries to provide unique collaboration to transform the Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr, and the EU Ambassador to Egypt Ivan Surkoš, presented the EU-funded project "Transforming the Egyptian Museum of Cairo", in a press conference held in the Garden of the Egyptian Museum of Cairo (EMC), on 16 June 2019.
The EU is supporting this project through a 3.1 million Euros grant. This three-year project will bring the European excellence in museums and collections management to back the renaissance of the EMC.
As in June 2019, the EU is funding projects for the protection and promotion of the Egyptian cultural Heritage totalling 8 Million Euros in grants.