Pakistan, Egypt keen to extend tourism cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan and Egypt have expressed interest to extend mutual cooperation in the field of tourism.

In a meeting between the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Syed Zulfikar Bukhari and Egypt’s Ambassador to Islamabad Tarek Dahrough in Islamabad on Wednesday, avenues to increase people to people contact between the two Countries through tourism came under discussion.

Talking to the envoy, Syed Zulfikar Bukhari gave an overview of Pakistan’s tourism efforts including the idea of the launching of brand Pakistan for tourist attraction and support and briefed the ambassador about the government’s efforts in the field of tourism.

Bukhari reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to facilitate and attract tourists in all possible ways and said the government had planned to launch the branding of tourism in Pakistan which has been postponed due to COVID-19.

The Egyptian ambassador said that he hoped both the Countries would forge cooperation in the tourism sector and Egypt would cooperate in Pakistan’s tourism branding project through all possible avenues.