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Egyptian Heritage Turns Into National Embarrassment

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Giza Pyramids: Egyptian Heritage Turns Into National Embarrassment

JANUARY 14, 2018

In late 2016, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Ministry of Tourism announced that they had spent a collective $US 40 million to renovate the Great Pyramids of Giza Complex in an attempt to make the area more accessible and enjoyable for visitors.

Almost 16 months later, visitors and locals are asking: where did the money all go?

In the 2016 statement, the Minister of Antiquities Khaled Al-Anany said that the $US 40 million would be spent on constructing an information centre, administrative building, and toilet facilities; installing ‘high-tech’ security gates at the entrance; installing rubish bins throughout the Complex; and moving vendors to a designated area.

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