Friday, 21 April 2017

UN honors Egyptologist Zahi Hawass for being appointed as ambassador for culture and antiquities | Egypt Independent



UN honors Egyptologist Zahi Hawass for being appointed as ambassador for culture and antiquities | Egypt Independent: The UN honored Egyptologist and former Egyptian Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass on Thursday for his role in protecting antiquities, on the occasion of his appointment as United Nations Ambassador for Culture and Antiquities.

The ceremony was attended by a large number of ambassadors of foreign countries, diplomats, media personalities, and over 200 public figures, including Egyptian scientist Farouk al-Baz; American actress Vanessa Williams, known to love Egypt; and businessman Amr Badr.

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