Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 21 August 2019

UAE and Egypt aim to strengthen tourism ties

The agreement aims to bolster tourism which represents a strong pillar of economic development between both nations.

Egypt and the UAE plan on strengthening their ties in the field of tourism following an agreement signed by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and Hisham Zaazou, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, on Wednesday.

The agreement aims to bolster tourism which represents a strong pillar of economic development between both nations.

It will allow an ease of tourist influx between the UAE and Egypt and work to promote cooperation between tourist agencies.

Sheikh Nahyan said it would promote cooperation in the field of sustainable tourism development, especially rural, cultural and marine, as well as encourage expert visit exchanges, the sharing of best practices, and joint workshops, lectures and seminars.

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Updated: December 16, 2015 04:00 AM

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