Egypt's tourism minister heads to Jordan for World Economic Forum
MENA, , Friday 5 Apr 2019

Egypt Tourism Minister Rania El-Mashat travelled on Friday to Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, set to be held on Saturday and Sunday.

In pre-departure statements, the minister stressed the importance of the tourism ministry's participation in the forum out of its keenness on shedding light on Egypt's potential in the tourism domain.

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will convene over 1,000 key leaders from government, business and civil society at the Dead Sea, Jordan, to enable collaboration on the most pressing challenges facing the region.

With the full support and presence of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, the meeting will provide a collaborative platform for generating progress on the regional agenda for inclusive growth, social advancement, and sustainable development.

Leaders from Gulf Cooperation Council countries, the Levant and North Africa, as well as key international stakeholders from the United States, Europe, East Africa and other regions, will address the transformational imperatives facing the region.