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.
The minister further noted that the train will reach Abou Simbel.
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.
The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The French Ambassador in Cairo, Marc Baretti, and the Belgian Ambassador, François Cornet, praised the quick move of Aswan Governor Ashraf Attia in the early hours of the collision of a tourist bus and a vehicle collision on the Abu Simbel Road Wednesday.
A delegation from the ministry of tourism, visited on Wednesday the injured in a tourist bus collision in Aswan Governorate near Abu Simbel / Aswan Road in a hospital in the to follow up and check on their health condition.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.
The national committee in charge of designating beneficiaries and disbursing funds to them had opened application twice.
The Tourist Market in Aswan is one of the most famous streets in the city and an important destination for all foreign and Egyptian tourists to buy various gifts, antiques, spices, handicrafts and others.
During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.
Under the agreements, a host of micro-enterprises will be financed in form of loans in the most needy areas targeted by the “Decent Life” initiative in Aswan Governorate.
The Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area came first.
Waziri described the discovery as “important and unique” in the region.
Hollywood star Gerard Butler seemed to really enjoy his recent visit to Egypt.
Abu Simbel Temples was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king, Ramses II.
The festival runs until February 22 and will be held in Aswan and Abu Simbel City.