Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed officials to continue developing the sector of tourism via the current structural reforms to increase the competitiveness of this sector.
This came during El-Sisi's meeting on Thursday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat.
The meeting tackled also the renovation of Montaza district in Alexandria to contribute to reviving historical tourism in the coastal city, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.
During the meeting, the minister of tourism reviewed the structural reform program to develop the tourism sector and increasing the efficiency of workers in the field.
The meetings also discussed plans to develop the Grand Egyptian Museum project, which receives wide international attention.