The director of the Egyptian museum is asking for the return of the land of the formerly ruling National Democratic Party’s main headquarters to its original owner, the museum.
When Cairo governorate announced yesterday that a professional committee is to be assigned to study the possibility of demolishing the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) building and transforming the land into a park, archaeologists and museologists were furious. Although the land had originally been in the possession of the Egyptian museum, no one has asked them to contribute to the committee.
“It is about time that this land, which originally belonged to the Egyptian museum, was returned,” Tarek El-Awadi the director of the Egyptian museum told Ahram Online.
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