Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:38 GMT
During the meeting - Photo via Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO – 24 December 2020: On December 23, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, received at the ministry in Zamalek, Ambassador Masaki Noke, Ambassador of Japan in Cairo, to discuss strengthening means of cooperation between the two countries in tourism and archaeology during the coming period.
They also discussed the progress of work in the Grand Egyptian Museum in preparation for its opening, which is scheduled for 2021.
The meeting also discussed the possibility of supporting the museum with experts from Japan in various fields in light of the Egyptian-Japanese cooperation.
The meeting also discussed boosting inbound tourism from Japan to Egypt, especially with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The Japanese ambassador said that Japanese tourists are passionate about cultural tourism and visiting archaeological sites in general and in Egypt in particular.