Engineer Hisham Farghali, Director of the Nile Museum in Aswan, affiliated to the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, said that the museum has achieved a record number of visitors, whether on the level of foreign tourists or internal trips of Egyptians since its opening in January 2016, and reached about 740 thousand visitors.

Farghali explained that the museum is a new cultural masterpiece added to the tourism map of the province, as well as being a link between Egypt and the Nile Basin countries, stressing that the purpose of its establishment is to commemorate the history of the Nile from its journey from the upstream to the estuary.

The museum includes statues of the structures on the Nile River in Egypt, the most important of which is the high dam and the Aswan reservoir. It also includes a part of the Sarabium that passes through the Suez Canal, which aims to irrigate many of the lands in the canal area, The Nile is in one corner of the museum, inlaid with a number of animals living on both sides of the river.

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