JICA's Regional Director with Minister of International Cooperation - Press Photo CAIRO – 6 April 2021: Japanese International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Regional Director for the Middle East and Europe Hideki Matsunaga pointed out how Egypt succeeded in the global celebration of transferring Ancient Egypt’s royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC). This came during his meeting with Minister of International Cooperation Rania A. Al-Mashat on his first official visit to Egypt. Matsunaga added that this is all in preparation of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) celebratory opening. He also shared that the Government of Egypt is one of the countries that best handled the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigating its socioeconomic impacts through its homegrown response program. The meeting took place in the presence of Yoshifumi Omura, the Chief Representative of JICA Egypt Office, alongside other JICA representatives in Egypt’s Office, to discuss ...read more...