Belarus Ambassador to Cairo، Sergei Rachkov، discussed with Tourism Minister Yahya Rashid the prospects for boosting cooperation between the two countries in the tourism field، especially as regards the e-visa field. He noted that there is a remarkable increase in the number of tourists to Egypt in 2017. In an exclusive statement to the Middle East News Agency (MENA)، Rachkov said that، during the meeting، they discussed adding Belarus to the list of countries whose nationals can apply for an online visa to enter Egypt as tourists. The Parties agreed to facilitate the tourist flows to Belarus and to Egypt، as well as to support each other within the framework of international organizations. The diplomat said a workshop was organized in Minsk in December for 14 Egyptian hotels as part of efforts to increase the number of Belarus tourists to Egypt.
The workshop was attended by more than 120 representatives of Belarus tourist agencies that send tourists to South Sinai.