President Abdel Fatah El Sisi held a meeting on Thursday with the Cabinet members on Thursday, May 9, 2019- press photo
HURGHADA, Dec 28 (MENA) - The cabinet has approved a decision to form a new ministerial group to consider tourism-related issues, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al Enani said Saturday.
Enani made his remarks during a meeting with a host of investors at a tourist resort in Hurghada, in the presence of Red Sea Governor Maj. Gen. Amr Hanafi.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi instructed the government to provide all forms of support needed to promote the tourism industry and overcome the difficulties facing investors, Anani said, highlighting the colossal importance of Hurghada for the sector's competitiveness.
Meanwhile, Hanafi said that tourist activities are expected to witness a significant growth within the governorate.
H also highlighted the sector's vital role in creating job opportunities for a large number of citizens, adding that efforts are underway to promote the tourism industry and attract more tourists to increase the state's foreign currency reserves.