Sunday, July 24, 2005

More on Chinese-Egyptian Co-operation on Tourism

"China and Egypt signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding to strengthen joint cooperation in tourism. The memo also aims at increasing visits by both countries' tourist groups. The head of the China National Tourism Administration signed for his country, while Tourism Minister Ahmed el-Maghrabi signed for Egypt. The signing ceremony was attended by some members of the delegation accompanying Maghrabi and a number of senior Chinese officials. Egypt's Ambassador in China, Ali Hossam Eddien and a number of other Egyptian embassy staffers were also present. Another memorandum of understanding was signed on Thursday to boost tourist cooperation between the area of the Great China Wall and the Pyramids area in Giza. The memorandum was signed by the deputy head of the Great China Wall society and chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Promoting Authority Ahmed el-Khadem". This is the entire Egyptian State Information service news bulletin.

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