Bulgarian Tourism Minister Holds Working Meeting with Egyptian Counterpart

November 17 (BTA) - Bulgarian Tourism Minister
Nikolina Angelkova held a working meeting in Cairo with Egyptian
 Tourism Minister, Rania Al-Mashat, the Tourism Ministry's press
 service said on Sunday.

The Bulgarian Minister is on a working visit to Cairo, together
with MPs and representatives of local government and business,
as well as MPs from the Parliamentary Committee on Economic
Policy and Tourism.

The two ministers discussed the possibility of establishing a
permanent mechanism for tourism co-operation between the two
countries. The host, Minister Rania Al-Mashat, highlighted the
importance of tourism for the economies of Egypt and Bulgaria
and praised her visit to Bulgaria in May this year.

At the meeting, Rania Al-Mashat was formally invited to attend
the second edition of the International Tourism Investment
Forum, which is scheduled for 2020. Ministers Angelkova and
Al-Mashat also discussed the possibility of organizing a
Bulgarian-Egyptian Tourism Forum in Bulgaria to connect
representatives of the industry on both sides. RY/DT


Source: Cairo/Sofia