ASTANA EXPO-2017 - Reuters
CAIRO – 9 June 2017: Egypt will participate in the Astana Expo-2017 travel exhibition in the Kazakh capital of Astana June 10-Sept. 10 as an ecological and clean energy attraction.
Chairman of the Tourism Promotion Authority, Hisham al-Dumeiri has left for Kazakhstan to participate in the international specialized exhibition, according to a Thursday statement by the authority.
The Egyptian delegation in the exhibition this year includes the Egyptian ambassador to Kazakhstan and the Egyptian Tourism attaché in Moscow. The theme of the exhibition is renewable energy.
Dumeiri emphasized the importance of the Egyptian participation in this exhibition, saying it is a great opportunity to promote tourism in Egypt at a time when global attention is focused on ecological and clean energy tourism.
The Egyptian delegation is planned to attend the official opening of the exhibition on Friday. They will also be holding a press conference to address relations between Egypt and Kazakhstan, especially in the field of tourism.
A number of meetings are also scheduled to be held with tour operators in Kazakhstan to discuss joint cooperation.