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The Czech Ambassador to Cairo witnesses the activities of the educational symposium “The Renaissance of Modern Egyptian Architecture” in Luxor

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Deputy Governor of Luxor, Mohamed Abdel Qader Khairi, and Ivan Yukal, the Czech Ambassador in Cairo, attended the activities of the educational symposium “The Renaissance of Modern Egyptian Architecture in the Nineteenth Century and the Architectural Contributions of Central Europe,” which was held in cooperation between the Egyptian Public Library in Luxor and the Czech cultural centers in Egypt, and was delivered by the Czech lecturer, Professor Pavel Kalina.

The lecture, which was held in the hall of the Egyptian Public Library in Luxor, under the patronage of the Governor of Luxor, Counselor Mustafa Elham, dealt with the role and contributions of Czech and European architects in Egypt during the 19th century, where a number of famous architectural facilities were reviewed inside Egypt, especially in the cities of Cairo and Alexandria, which contributed to Designed by European architects or influenced by European architecture.

For his part, the Deputy Governor of Luxor welcomed the Czech ambassador to Luxor Governorate, stressing the depth of the distinguished relations between Egypt and the Czech Republic, and expressing his happiness at holding such cultural events within Luxor Governorate, which contribute to enriching cultural and scientific knowledge among researchers and specialists in various fields, especially the field of engineering. And architecture.

The symposium activities were attended by Mohamed Hassani Ali, Director General of the Misr Public Library in Luxor, Dr. Laila Al-Basiouni, Head of Financial Education at Banque Misr, Dr. Badawy Ismail, former Dean of the Faculty of Archeology at Luxor University, Engineer Hanaa Al-Arabi, Member of the Council of the Engineers Syndicate in Luxor, representing the Engineers Syndicate, and Sayed Ahmed Maraie, First Vice President. Director General of the South Upper Egypt Branches Region, and a large number of students, researchers, specialists and representatives of civil society.

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