Tourism Minister discusses with ambassadors of Hungary, Burundi ways to enhance tourism cooperation
Egyptian Minister of Tourism and
Antiquities, Ahmed Eissa, received in his office at the ministry's
headquarters in Zamalek, Ambassador András Imre KOVÁCS, Ambassador of Hungary
in Cairo, to discuss ways to enhance tourism and archaeological cooperation
between Egypt and Hungary.
At the beginning of the meeting, the
ambassador was welcomed, and both sides emphasized that the relations between
the two states which witnessed fruitful cooperation in many fields, especially
tourism and antiquities.
During the meeting, indicators of the
incoming tourist movement from Hungary to Egypt during the last period were
reviewed, and aspects of cooperation were discussed to attract more tourism.
The meeting touched on the excavation
work carried out by the three Hungarian archaeological missions operating in
Egypt, and cooperation in the file of recovering antiquities that left the
country illegally, in addition to the possibility of cooperation in the field
of training, excavation work and museums.
In a related context, Ahmed Issa
received, today, Sheikh Malashi Rashid Nabragira, Ambassador of Burundi in
Cairo, and his accompanying delegation, to discuss strengthening aspects of
cooperation between Egypt and Burundi in the field of tourism.
The attendees also discussed the
possibility of organizing an exhibition in Egypt dealing with the work of the
Hungarian archaeologist Max Herz, who lived in Egypt during the period between
the 19th and 20th centuries, and highlighting his work in the field of
The ambassador also invited the
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary to the Minister to visit
Hungary and participate in organizing a business forum on tourism, in which a
large number of travel and tourism agents will participate.