President El-Sisi Follows-up on Civil Aviation, Tourism Projects
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Finance Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Civil Aviation Lieutenant General Mohamed Abbas, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Mr. Ahmed Issa, Head of the Armed Forces Financial Affairs Authority Lieutenant General Ahmed El-Shazly, Chairman and CEO of Egyptair Holdings Major General Yehia Zakaria and the company’s financial officer Mr. Loay Abdel Hamid.
The Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, said the meeting reviewed projects in the civil aviation and tourism sectors. Efforts to develop the civil aviation sector and promote Egypt’s tourism attraction were presented so as to increase revenues from tourism and contribute to sustainable development.
President El-Sisi gave directives to continue working to improve Egypt’s tourism experience in all aspects, including the enhancement of integration of the tourism and aviation sectors in a way that maximizes the added value of the unique tourism and cultural potential Egypt has. This is in addition to increasing the utilization of the infrastructure of airports, hotels and tourist destinations built and modernized throughout the country over the past years, within an integrated and comprehensive development framework.