Egypt, Bulgaria sign MoU on boosting tourism cooperation

Tourism Minister Rania el Mashaat signed a memorandum of understanding with her Bulgarian counterpart Nikolina Angelkova on boosting bilateral relations in a way that contributes to economic development and helps promoting the tourism sector in both countries.

Mashaat expressed her pleasure over signing the agreement that includes articles to bolster cooperation in the tourism field between Egypt and Bulgaria in the coming phase.

She also stressed the importance of the tourism sector in both countries and the deeply-rooted relations between them, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry on Friday 31/05/2019.

Enhancing tourism cooperation between Egypt and other countries, as well as reshaping and developing relations with the international institutions considered among the major elements of the institutional reform which is part of the structural reform program to upgrade the tourism sector.

The two sides discussed the availability of organizing trips between both countries to promote Egyptian tourism.

Meanwhile, the Bulgarian minister said she is willing to lead a tourist delegation to Egypt in October that will comprise the mayor of the Bulgarian city of Burgas and a number of Bulgarian MPs along with a group of investors in the tourism sector.

Efforts are underway to consider a study on the availability of establishing a tourist twinship between the Egyptian city of Alexandria and Bulgarian city of Burgas, Angelkova added.

Source: State Information Service Egypt