Tourism min. reveals new plan to promote Egypt’s tourist destinations
Wednesday، 29 August 2018 - 12:09 PM
Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat on Tuesday 28/8/2018 revealed a new plan to promote Egypt's tourist destinations through organizing entertainment events around the year.
She made the announcement during her participation in a press conference on the second edition of El Gouna Film Festival (GFF), which runs from Sept. 20 to 28 in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of El Gouna.
The GFF is sponsored by the ministries of tourism and culture, as well as the Egyptian Film Center.
The Tourism Ministry is interested in supporting film festivals, as they represent a strong addition to Egypt's tourism sector, the minister said.
Film industry is one of that main soft powers that greatly contribute to promoting Egypt's tourist attractions and play a key role in bringing peoples together, she added.
The Ministry's plan will focus on establishing contact with different peoples around the world to brief them on the historical, humanitarian, cultural and artistic aspects of the Egyptian civilization under the rubric of “People to People”, el Mashat noted.