On Sunday, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Egypt, Mr. Hong Jin-wook met with the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El-Anany to discuss ways aim to enhance cultural cooperation between the two nations.
Ambassador Hong said that the relationship between Korea and Egypt is witnessing active and tangible progress in various areas beyond the traditional trade and investment-centred cooperation. He also stressed that enhancing tourism and cultural cooperation is very important to promote mutual understanding between the two countries.
On his part, Dr. Khaled El-Anany said that the Egyptian tourism industry is recovering from the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding that he fully agrees with Ambassador Hong’s point of view on the importance of expanding human exchange and the Minister expressed his wishes to see the increasing number of Korean tourists to Egypt in the future.
The two sides agreed to work closely to enhance people to strengthen cultural cooperation between the two countries and discussed ways of cooperation including the resuming direct flight between the two countries and cultural heritage ODA cooperation.