Actor Will Smith visits Egypt for tourism promotion

Published on : Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tourism egypt 2015This Sunday, Hollywood movie star Will Smith arrived Egypt along with his family to support and promote tourism of this country. Landed in Cairo airport early morning, Will had his breakfast at the Pyramids with Zahi Hawas, the eminent archeologist of Egypt before he embarked on his tow-hour journey of the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza. They also witnessed the spectacular sunrise above the pyramids.

Along with nine family members, Smith patiently listened about the history and various secrets of Pyramids and their legacy which is still in the process of discovery. Other members who were a part of this tour were the Ministry of Antiquities, including Ashraf Mohy El-Den, director-general of the Giza Plateau, who described Smith’s astonishment while narrating the history.

To quote Mohy, ‘’ Smith was impressed with the Pharaoh’s legacy, and he stated that he was obsessed with it ever since he was a little kid and always dreamed of being an Egyptologist in order to discover the secrets of the Pharaohs.’’

Hawas was extremely happy about Smith’s visit to Egypt as he had the star 10 years back in the year 2006 when both of them were nominated to as 100 most influential people in the in the world by the Times magazine.


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