EGYPT AND MONGOLIA HAVE HELD A MEETING TO STRENGTHEN TOURISM COOPERATION AND INCREASE THE INFLUX OF MONGOLIAN TOURISTS TO EGYPT, MARKING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. THEY HAVE AGREED TO ORGANIZE A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE BETWEEN THE PRIVATE TOURISM SECTORS OF BOTH NATIONS TO PROMOTE THEIR CAPABILITIES AND EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION.
Cairo – In an effort to boost tourism and strengthen ties between Egypt and Mongolia, Ghada Shalaby, the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs, held a meeting with Bulgan Enkhtuvshin, the Ambassador of the Republic of Mongolia to Cairo. The meeting, which took place at the ministry’s headquarters in Abbasiya, focused on enhancing tourism cooperation and increasing the flow of tourists from Mongolia to Egypt.
During the meeting, Shalaby warmly welcomed Ambassador Enkhtuvshin and highlighted the longstanding and excellent relations between Egypt and Mongolia. She further discussed the ministry’s strategy to promote incoming tourism and its initiatives to explore new tourism markets. Shalaby emphasized the importance of collaboration with the private sector to drive tourism growth.
In response, Ambassador Enkhtuvshin acknowledged that this year marks the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Mongolia. He expressed the Mongolian side’s keen interest in benefiting from Egypt’s extensive experience in the tourism sector.
The Mongolian ambassador also commended the Egyptian government for the excellent facilities provided to tourists from various countries, particularly the streamlined visa processes at different entry points into Egypt.
As the meeting concluded, both parties agreed to facilitate a virtual conference between the Egyptian private tourism sector and their Mongolian counterparts. This conference aims to showcase the capabilities of both sides and encourage the exchange of visions and proposals. The ultimate goal is to increase tourist flow from Mongolia to Egypt significantly.
By utilizing video conference technology, the tourism sectors of both countries can overcome geographical barriers and engage in productive discussions. This collaborative effort will facilitate a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the Mongolian tourism market and identify areas where cooperation can be mutually beneficial.
The conference will provide a platform for Egyptian tourism businesses to present their offerings and attract Mongolian tourists to Egypt. Simultaneously, Mongolian tourism representatives will have the opportunity to showcase their country’s unique attractions and draw the interest of Egyptian travelers.
Strengthening tourism cooperation between Egypt and Mongolia holds immense potential for both nations. It will not only boost tourist numbers and revenue but also foster cultural exchange and forge stronger diplomatic ties.
As Egypt continues to position itself as a premier tourist destination, the government remains committed to diversifying its tourism markets and attracting visitors from across the globe. The collaboration with Mongolia is a significant step in that direction, as it opens up a new avenue for promoting Egyptian tourism in East Asia.
The Deputy Minister and the Mongolian Ambassador’s meeting signifies the determination of both countries to explore and capitalize on the vast opportunities presented by the tourism industry. Through continued dialogue and cooperation, Egypt and Mongolia aim to create a lasting partnership that will bring mutual benefits and contribute to the growth and prosperity of their respective tourism sectors.