Minister Angelkova met with Egyptian Tourism Minister Dr Rania Al-Mashat in Egypt

17 November 2019

The Bulgarian Minister is on a working visit to Cairo together with deputies and representatives of the local government and business

Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova held a working meeting with the Minister of Tourism of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr Rania Al-Mashat. The two spoke during Minister Angelkova's working visit in Cairo. She is accompanied by a group of delegates, including representatives of local government and business, as well as members of the Parliamentary Committee on Economic Policy and Tourism.

The deepening of the partnership between the two countries will contribute to the development of tourism, which is a key economic sector for both countries, said Minister Angelkova. She emphasized that Bulgaria and Egypt have a long-standing good partnership in tourism and expressed confidence that it will continue to exchange good practices in promoting the culture and history of the countries, thus contributing to increasing interest in both countries and attracting guests from other markets.

The two ministers also discussed the possibility of establishing a permanent mechanism for tourism co-operation between the two countries. The host Minister Rania Al-Mashat highlighted the importance of tourism to the economies of Egypt and Bulgaria and expressed her admiration for her visit to Bulgaria in May this year. The Egyptian Minister of Tourism was among the participants in the International Forum for Sustainable Tourism and Investment, which was held at the end of May in Sunny Beach. At the meeting today, she was formally invited to attend the second edition of the International Tourism Investment Forum, scheduled for 2020. Ministers Angelkova and Al-Mashat also discussed in Cairo the possibility of organizing a Bulgarian-Egyptian tourist forum with representatives of the industry from both countries. Meetings in Egypt of Bulgarian representatives continue.

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