Egypt: The Minister of Tourism and Archaeology, Ahmed Issa, recently participated as a speaker in the first sessions of the 16th Economic Conference organized by the Arab Media Center under the title ‘Challenges Facing the World Economy”.
As per the recent updates, Ahmed Issa, Minister of Tourism and Archaeology, accompanied by Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, participated as speakers at the first sessions of the 16th Economic Conference “People and Banks”.
Furthermore, the role of the Banking Sector in Supporting the “National Economy was organized by the Arab Media Center on the 19th and 20th of December and organized on the occasion of the Centre’s Silver Jubilee celebration; the session was held under the title of “Challenges Facing the World Economy”.
The updates have also stated that tourism and archaeology minister Issa also took time to participate in the session as a speaker, where Ibrahim Ashmawi, Assistant to the First Minister of Supply and Investment, Mohammed Bedir, along with Executive Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of QNB Al-Ahli Bank were present.
The session was led by Hisham Akasha, Chairman of the Board of Al-Ahly Bank of Egypt and Vice President of the Union ED THE BANKS OF EGYPT.
Moreover, the Ministry Major General Ehab Salem, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Finance and Investment, and Ahmed Ghanim, Executive Chairman of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, also attended the meeting.
On his part, Hisham Akasha began the meeting by welcoming the presence of the first sessions of the conference. He further thanked the speakers of the session, especially the ministers, for their participation today.
Hisham Akasha later especially stated that they have important economic and banking practical experiences and backgrounds in the framework of linking the most important Banks, their role and the importance of communication between them and the different government sectors.
All the countries are working towards overcoming the global economic crises and their many impacts on many areas, including their effect on the worldwide tourism industry.
In addition, the tourism and archaeological minister, Ahmed Issa, welcomed all the audience and attendance of the session in his beginning statement. He expressed his immense happiness to be present today and thanked all the conference organizers in advance for carrying out this noble invitation.
After he addressed the audience, archaeological minister Ahmed Issa reviewed and acknowledged the role of the Ministry of Tourism and Monuments as a supervisor and organizer of the tourism industry in Egypt.
He further pointed out that especially the tourism industry has done towards the citizen or recipient of tourism services in hotels, tourism facilities and various tourist activities that are subject to the supervision and regulation of the Ministry.
In his speech, Ahmed Issa also spoke about the role of the Ministry as a representative in the Supreme Council of Archaeology towards archaeological sites and museums in Egypt, stating that Egypt has more than 2000 archaeological sites and 41 museums.
The Minister of Tourism and Archaeology praised the role of the private tourism sector, especially in achieving the successes of Egypt’s tourism sector over the past period.
Ahmed Issa cited the importance of constantly measuring efficiency within the industry, especially through the Business Sentiment measurement indicators Investment within the industry, which several reports have highlighted that There are positive indicators and vision for the private sector regarding the future towards Egypt’s tourism industry.
Additionally, He explained that, through its strategy of developing the tourism sector in Egypt, the Ministry aims to improve its tourism investment climate and increase the number of hotel rooms available in it.
The minister also conveyed that to reach its target numbers in the tourism movement arriving; the Ministry is working on hosting the arrivals well in the coming period.
Authorities are also looking to increase the number of flights coming to Egypt and work on Improving the tourist experience in Egypt and the quality of the tourist services provided there.
Following the end of his statement. Ahmed Issa said that the Ministry is coordinating and cooperating with all its efforts along with all relevant ministries or those related to the tourism industry in Egypt to implement this by laying out defined and clear work paths to reach the goals of the Egyptian state of the industry.
In his speech, he turned to the role of Egyptian banks in the tourism industry in Egypt, noting the importance of working to improve the industry’s economy.
The tourism ministry head, Ahmed Issa, pointed to one of the important marketing studies conducted in the past period, which was at the highest level.
Its results proved that there are large numbers of potential tourists in the world for Egypt that can be attracted, which confirms that there is a high demand to visit the tourist destination Egypt around the world.
The minister stressed that the most prominent challenges facing the world economy, especially in the light of the global crisis, were discussed, especially since the economic crisis was not limited to Egypt only but also included all the countries of the world and affected their growth rates.