Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa arrived in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday to participate in the 43rd International Tourism Exhibition FITUR 2023.

Issa met with his Spanish counterpart Rosana Morillo to discuss strengthening ways of cooperation between the two countries in the field of tourism, in the presence of Amr Al-Qadi, CEO of the ETPB, and Youssef Makkawi, Ambassador of Egypt to Spain.

The meeting dealt with discussing the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two countries in the field of tourism, where it was agreed on the executive procedures for signing it, in addition to discussing the exchange of experiences, especially in the field of improving the control environment, which is one of the goals of the ministry’s strategy to develop tourism in Egypt, which the ministry will work on during the coming period.

At the end of the meeting, the Minister expressed his wishes for the success of the FITUR 2023, which runs from January 18 to 22. He also invited Rosana Morillo to visit Egypt to complete discussions to activate cooperation mechanisms between the two ministries, in addition to enjoying the tourism and archaeological potential of the Egyptian tourist destinations.

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities also attended, this evening, the reception organized by the World Tourism Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.

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