Accompanied by Egypt’s Ministers of Tourism and Antiquities and Emigration, Egyptian-Canadian movie star Mena Massoud visited the Pyramids and the Sphinx this week throughout his go to to Egypt.
Massoud, star of the well-known Disney film “Aladdin”, landed in Cairo final week in preparation to movie his first Egyptian film “Fi Ezz Eddohr” (In Broad Mild), written by Karim Sorour and directed by Mark Adel.
The actor was happy together with his go to, stating that he considers Egypt as one of many best international locations on the earth.
On the Pyramids, Massoud listened intently to a full clarification of their historical past, in addition to the memorial portray that Pharaoh Thutmose IV ordered to position between the 2 palms of the Nice Sphinx in Giza, in reminiscence of a dream that the Pharaoh had earlier than he ascended the throne of Egypt in 1401 BC.
Each ministers expressed their pleasure and appreciation for Massoud’s go to to historic websites round Egypt, thanking him for his promotion of tourism within the nation.
The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Anany mentioned, “We’re pleased with profitable Egyptians overseas, and we’re all the time pleased with their achievements.”
He added that Massoud is “a type of Egyptians who’s pleased with his homeland, Egypt.” The minister expressed his happiness that Massoud needs to study extra about Egypt’s civilization and its historical past.
Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of Emigration, remarked that Massoud is all the time keen to serve Egypt, and that he was the primary ambassador for the presidential initiative “Communicate Egyptian”, which goals to protect the Egyptian nationwide id. Massoud created a video clip for the initiative wherein he urged younger Egyptians overseas to talk Arabic and protect the Egyptian accent.
Markram thanked Massoud for his enthusiasm in the direction of his homeland Egypt and his fixed pleasure in his nationality and his id.
In the course of the go to, Massoud expressed his pleasure in his Egyptian heritage and its historic civilization.
He added that he nonetheless has the identical emotions of admiration for what he described as an “engineering miracle.”