The Egyptian Antiquities Minister said that the transfer of Ramses II statue will be in a majestic procession worthy of him as one of the most important kings of Egypt and in line with the importance of the event. Naga on the western bank of Luxor.
For his part, Tariq Tawfiq the general supervisor of the project of the Egyptian Grand Museum said that the transfer of the statue to the venue of the Great Hall this time is no less important than the transfer in 2006 from Ramses Square, as it will be the first statue to be displayed in the museum as a first step towards the opening of the partial and scheduled 2018.
Dr. Tawfiq said that during the visit of Minister Khalid Al-Anani finalized the next plan of action to ensure the transfer of the statue safely, stressing that the coming period will see a great effort to complete the transfer process to the fullest.
It should be noted that the year 2006 witnessed the transfer of the statue of Ramses II in front of the Cairo station to the site of the Grand Museum, amid the coverage of local media and a large international audience was keen to follow the event.
King Ramses II ruled for about 97 years, during which he built many statues and temples, including the Temple of Abu Simbel, Ramessium and others