Minister of Antiquities Khaled El Anani and a number of foreign ambassadors will attend Tuesday a number of events in Luxor، on the occasion of World Heritage Day.
The events which will take place in Luxor، includes the inauguration of photo exhibition in Karnak، announcement of an archaeological discovery، a visit to Luxor Museum and the unveiling of King Ramses II statue at Luxor Temple.
Meanwhile، European countries and the US have imposed a flights ban to Sinai، after a Russian civilian plane crashed in Sinai، killing all passengers and the flight crew members، in October 2015.
Tourism officials expect an increase in the number of tourists visiting Egypt in the coming period، as European countries start to lift the flights ban to Sinai.
The total number of tourists who visited Egypt reached 640179 tourists in February 2016، according to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).