Presidency considering ‘national project’ to develop cinema industry
YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO:  The presidency is considering a new national project to develop Egypt’s cinema industry, knowledgeable sources told Youm7 Tuesday.

The sources added that within the coming days, an invitation is expected to be issued to a number of figures working in the field and its industry, under the auspices of National Security Minister Fayza Abo Al-Naga along with Culture Minister Gaber Asfor.

“Egypt is seeking to establish serious and effective cinema to re-gain our soft power and impact,” the sources said.

The meeting is expected to be attended by a number of producers, distributors, writers, directors and critics.

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