Within the framework of its strategic vision Hassan Allam wins the contract to provide and operate services and facilities at the Grand Egyptian Museum
07 March 2021Cairo on 7 March 2021 - Hassan Allam Holding announces that a Consortium between “Hassan Allam Construction” and “MAB” of the United Arab Emirates and other global leaders from France, UK, and other countries in tourism promotion, cultural programming, and business management, marketing and quality control, has been awarded the contract to provide and operate services and facilities at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Poised to be among the world’s leading cultural and touristic landmarks, the GEM highlights the Egyptian Government’s framework and commitment to support its tourism industry. Hassan Allam Holding is proud to be selected as the partner of choice, helping deliver the country’s vision. Hassan Allam, CEO of Hassan Allam Holding, said: “It is an unparalleled honor to have been selected to provide and operate services and facilities at what will be one of the most important museums in the world. Egypt’s rich history and attractions already offer visitors a diverse experience. The GEM builds on this, elevating Egypt to a commanding place on the global tourism map. We recognize the unique privilege that has been bestowed on us in playing such a central role in the Grand Egyptian Museum and are excited to start work towards the Government’s strategy of developing sustainable museums and attractions. Being selected to provide and operate services and facilities at the GEM is a testament to our experience in implementing large and complex projects in Egypt and the region for 85 years and cements our position as a key partner in mega projects of strategic and national importance. Today, our partnership extends further as we work with global leaders from France, UK, and other countries in tourism promotion, cultural programming, and business management, marketing and quality control to ensure that the services and facilities provided at the Grand Egyptian Museum takes its rightful place among the world’s top global attractions.” Hossam Allam, member of the Board of Hassan Allam Holding, said: “The opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most anticipated cultural events, globally. The Egyptian Government’s decision to invite private sector participation in such a major project to provide the services and facilities underscores its willingness to test new ways of inviting investment into the tourism sector.” The Grand Egyptian Museum is the world’s largest museum dedicated to a single civilization. The estate surrounding the museum will include entertainment, commercial, and dining areas showcasing selective Egyptian products and brands as well as education centers to host worldwide learners and educators.