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Tourism Minister asserts importance of tourism for sustainable development

Friday، 14 December 2018 - 02:17 PM

Minister of Tourism Rania el Mashat said that the sector of tourism is very important to sustainable development used in the Egyptian government and Egypt Vision 2030.

The tourism sector represents 20% of the gross domestic product (GDP), she said.

Mashat's remarks came in her speech before a meeting of the members of the US Chamber of Commerce.

Mashat shed light on the importance of tourism in creating job opportunities and providing an environment that is suitable for work along with the contribution of tourism in economic growth.

Mashat said that the structural reform of the sector of tourism is going on the right track.

She also asserted the importance of working on promoting the mechanisms of tourism to be up to the international modern trends.

MENA

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