Greece will be present in the historic event for Egypt, the event of Pharaohs’ Golden Parade in Cairo, which will begin on the afternoon of Saturday, April 3.
Greece will be represented by the Minister of Tourism, Charis Theocharis. During his visit to Cairo, the tourism minister will meet his Egyptian counterpart, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt, Khaled El-Anany, on Saturday morning, in the presence of the Greek Ambassador to Cairo, Nikos Garilidis.
The Greek minister will have the opportunity to discuss with his Egyptian counterpart ways to restart tourism between the two countries as soon as circumstances permit.
Shortly afterwards, on Saturday shortly before noon, Charis Theocharis will be received by Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa at the Holy Monastery of St. George in old Cairo.
The tourism minister will discuss issues of religious tourism with the Patriarch of Alexandria, in the presence of the Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo, Metropolitan Nikodimos of Memphis, and the Abbot of the Holy Monastery, Father Damaskinos Alazrai.
In the afternoon of the same day, the tourism minister will attend the historic royal mummy procession, dubbed as the “Pharaohs’ Golden Parade,” during which 22 mummies of ancient Egyptian kings and queens and 17 sarcophagi will be transferred with pomp and circumstance from the Archaeological Museum in Tahrir Square to the new museum in El-Fustat in Old Cairo.