Saturday, November 26, 2005

Increased tourism from January to October
Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al Maghrabi said that tourism in Egypt has recorded an increase of 5.1% this year from January to October, in comparison to the same period last year. An estimated 7.2 million tourists have visited Egypt during this period. He added that tourist nights have also netted an increase of 3.8% underlining that this represents a breakthrough for Egyptian tourism. Al Maghrabi's statements were made at his meeting with an Indian press delegation comprising a host of chief editors. Al Maghrabi stated that the government is keen on cutting down of Customs and imports as well as granting facilitation for establishing trade centers on International standards, which nourished the marketing of goods in Egypt.
This is the full bulletin on the State Information Service website.

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