During one of the educational trips – Min. of Tourism & Antiquities official page
CAIRO – 14 July 2020: Within the framework of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities keenness on raising tourism and archaeological awareness among citizens and introducing them to the civilizational and cultural heritage of Egypt, which contributes to the revitalization of the internal tourism movement, the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion in Port Said organized a tour that included visiting the most important tourist and archeological sites in the city.
These sites include Saint Eugenie Catholic Church, the oldest church for Catholic doctrine in Port Said; the ancient Port Said Lighthouse; and the base of the Ferdinand de Lesseps statue.
The representatives of the office also answered the delegation's inquiries, and provided the necessary information about the path of the Holy Family's flight in Egypt.
In a related context, the General Authority’s office in Matrouh Governorate organized a tourist trip to the Matrouh Archeology Museum, during which a contest was held for visitors and prizes, souvenirs, and educational publications were distributed.
For her part, Eman Mahmoud, head of the Internal Tourism Sector in the authority explained that a series of these awareness tours has been organized in a number of governorates through the internal offices of the authority, in cooperation with many governmental and private institutions, noting that these tours target different segments of society, especially young people and those with special needs.