Aswan prepares to host Int'l Dates Festival in October

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:01 GMT

Aswan Governorate is preparing to host one of the most prominent economic and investment events in Egypt; the International Dates Festival in October.

Upper Egypt’s Aswan mulls to establish factory for date production

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 01:52 GMT

Aswan is currently preparing for the host of its International Dates Festival, which will be held in the Sheraton Park in Aswan during the month of October.

Thebes’ antiquities considered Egypt's most important discoveries of last century

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:17 GMT

The banks of the Nile in Luxor are filled with so many ruins of Egypt's illustrious past.

Egypt among best tourist destinations to visit this fall, CNN Travel

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 04:05 GMT

The report also mentions visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza and the glorious Sphinx.

Egypt to establish largest date palm farm worldwide in Toshka

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 10:34 GMT

Statistics showed a continuous and noticeable increase in the number of total and fruitful date palms, reaching 3 million and 600,000 palm trees.

In pics: Aswan prepares to host largest International Dates Festival in October

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 11:44 GMT

Ashraf Attia, Governor of Aswan, stated that the festival comes under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to maximize the added value of more than 2.1 million palm trees.

Project to restore, develop Tombs of the Nobles, Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan launches

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 11:28 GMT

Waziri pointed out that the Tombs of the Nobles and Qubbet el-Hawa were chosen because of their great historical and archaeological importance.

Project to raise efficiency of visitors’ services in 13 archaeological sites, museums completed in Aswan

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 11:58 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities has launched a mega-project aiming to raise the efficiency of visitor services in archaeological sites and museums Nationwide.

Reproduced statue of ancient Egyptian goddess Serket welcomes visitors in airports of local touristic cities

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Serket is one of the four protective deities of ancient Egypt.

CEO of Egypt’s General Authority for Tourism Promotion convenes with officials of 24 Mexican tourism companies

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The meeting came during their visit to Egypt to get acquainted with the various Egyptian tourist destinations.

In pics: Charming View of Nile River from New Aswan Walkway

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 10:30 GMT

The New Aswan City is established on 22,000 feddans per a cabinet decree, to offer social housing for nearly 850,000 residents.

British website The Times chooses Egypt among 7 top affordable tourist destinations

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:45 GMT

This is according to the Holiday Cost Barometer, which is based on measuring eight different aspects of tourism spending.

Egypt's Public Prosecution orders detained 19 citizens over violence, vandalism acts in Aswan

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 07:32 GMT

Egypt’s Public Prosecution ordered detained 19 people for 15 days pending investigations over committing crimes, violence and setting fire into properties among other charges.

Egypt's High-Speed Electric Train to be extended to Toshki in Western Desert

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:57 GMT

The minister further noted that the train will reach Abou Simbel.

248 projects completed in Aswan as part of Haya Karima: Governor Ashraf Atia

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 11:38 GMT

Aswan Governor Ashraf Atia said in statements, Tuesday that nearly 248 projects have been completed in the governorate as part of Haya Karima [Decent Life] presidential incitive.

Fishing at Egypt's Lake Nasser to resume in May after rehabilitation break

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 10:39 GMT

The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.

Increase in volume of demand to visit Luxor, Aswan by 28%: Cultural Tourism Committee

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Cultural Tourism Marketing Committee said that there is an increase in the volume of demand to visit the archaeological and cultural tourist areas in Luxor and Aswan during the winter tourist season by 28% compared to the same period last year.

President Sisi witnesses start of wheat harvest season in Upper Egypt’s Toshka

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 09:49 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi made an inspection tour in Toshka agricultural lands in the South Valley of Upper Egypt’s Aswan early on Thursday to witnesses the start of the wheat harvest season.

Foreign Ministry: Egypt's 3rd edition of Aswan Forum to be held on June 21

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 01:22 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Ministry announced that the third edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development will be held on June 21-22.

Iraq offers condolences to Egypt for victims of Aswan accident

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 12:47 GMT

A truck and a tourist bus crashed on Wednesday, causing the death of five Egyptians and five foreigners (four French tourists, a Belgian national), according to officials. The crash also wounded 14 people, including tourists from France and Belgium.