Egyptian-Japanese workshop to discuss developing Pyramids area


Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Giza Pyramids – CC via Wikimedia Commons/Tawakol54

Giza Pyramids – CC via Wikimedia Commons/Tawakol54

CAIRO – 30October 2017: The Egyptian Tourism Authority is holding a workshop between Egyptian and Japanese authorities on Monday. They plan to discuss the means of cooperation in developing the



The workshop will be lead by Hisham El Demery, head of ETA, and attended by Yehia Rashed, Minister of Tourism, Minister of Antiquities Khalil al-Anani and the Japanese ambassador Takehiro Kagawa. In addition, the Giza governor Kamal Al-Daly and archaeologist and former Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawas will also attend.

This workshop follows an earlier

meeting which was held last week.

They discussed the latest developments of the project to improve the Giza pyramids area and its results. The meeting was attended by Rashed, Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali, Minister of Antiquities Khalil al-Anani and a number of parliamentarians.

During the meeting the minister of tourism assured that this project will have impressive positive effects on the area and developments will also affect the Sound and Light Show positively, which will attract more tourists to the area. The project also aims to socially reform the area and those who work in it, assuring that their demands will be met concerning veterinary care for the horses and camels of the area.



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