More than 20 Ambassadors, visit Konouz factory for antiquities replicas
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized today a visit for more than 20 Ambassadors, in Cairo, and their spouses to the antiquities replicas factory in Obour City. They included Ambassadors of Japan, Germany, Spain, France, Greece, the EU, Serbia, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Columbia and Australia.
This factory, inaugurated by Dr Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities last March, was established in cooperation with Konouz Co. Egypt for antiquities models. It is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East.
The factory employs more than 150 Egyptian artists and trained skilled workers and is equipped with the latest technology to reach the highest level of accuracy in production.
“Konouz” is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East. It contributes to protecting Egyptian cultural heritage and intellectual property rights of Egyptian replicas from different eras.
It produces high quality replicas that are “Made in Egypt” with a certificate and stamp of authentication from the Supremes Council of Antiquities to ensures quality.
Dr Mostafa Waziry Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Mr Hesham Sharaawy, CEO of Konouz greeted the Ambassadors and took them on a tour around the different production units of the factory.