Ambassador Urriolabeitia stressed that Egypt is an important tourist destination for Argentinian tourists because of its diverse and unique tourist and archaeological features.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa met with Argentina’s Ambassador to Cairo Gonzalo Urriolabeitia to discuss ways to enhance bilateral tourism and antiquities cooperation.
The Minister pointed out that developments in tourism flow coming to Egypt from Argentina increased during the past period.
The meeting also discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of archaeological work, where reference was made to the work of a number of archaeological missions from Argentina in restoring some archaeological tombs located in Luxor, which are scheduled to be opened soon after the completion of the restoration and maintenance project.
For his part, Ambassador Urriolabeitia stressed that Egypt is an important tourist destination for Argentinian tourists because of its diverse and unique tourist and archaeological features.
During the meeting, both parties also discussed a proposal for the Ministry’s participation in one of the tourism exhibitions that will be organized in Argentina. This will provide a good opportunity to meet professional partners there to discuss enhancing ways of cooperation to attract more incoming traffic to the Egyptian tourist destination.