The Grand Palais Hall in Paris has opened its doors to the Ramses II exhibition, which features the return of the great king of Egypt after 47 years since his first appearance in 1976.
The exhibition has been organized by the Middle East Studies Center in Paris (CEMO), and the opening ceremony was attended by esteemed guests such as the Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Professor Zahi Hawass, and the Egyptian Ambassador to France, Alaa Youssef.
The exhibition will continue for five months, and it is expected to attract visitors from all over the world.
The speakers at the symposium include Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Ahmed Issa, world-renowned Egyptologist, Dr. Zahi Hawass, and journalist Abdulrahim Ali, the director of CEMO in Paris.
The event will be attended by Ambassador Alaa Youssef, Egypt’s ambassador to Paris, a number of French newspaper editors-in-chief, parliament members, as well as top politicians and Egyptologists.
The symposium is being held alongside the exhibition “King Ramses II and the Gold of the Pharaohs,” which began on Thursday, April 6th in Paris and will continue for five months in the French capital.