Tourism minister open Egypt's pavilion at Japanese tourism expo
MENA, Ahram Online, , Friday 25 Oct 2019

Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat inauguratedEgypt’s pavilion at the Tourism Expo Japan in Osaka on Friday.

The exhibition, one of the biggest international tourism industry events, is taking place from Thursday to Sunday.

Al-Mashat will be a keynote speaker at a ministerial roundtable to be held as part of the expo under the theme of “Community Vitalisation: People and Culture.”

In pre-departure statements, Al-Mashat stressed the importance of Egypt’s participation in international tourism forums and events.

She also said that the expo provides a good opportunity to meet with major Japanese travel agencies to discuss their proposals on means of cooperation and increasing the number of Japanese tourists visiting Egypt.

Al-Mashat will hold meetings with a number of Japanese tourism officials, including the chairman of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) Hiromi Tagawa.