Egypt’s Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat held a meeting with the head of Saudi Board for Tourism and National Heritage Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib to discuss ways to boost cooperation in tourism between the two countries.
The meeting came on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) forum، which kicked off in Dubai on Sunday and ends on Wednesday.
The 26th edition of the ATM hosts over 2،500 exhibiting companies and an expected 40،000 industry professionals، with over 150 countries represented، as well as 65 national pavilions.
The Egyptian minister accompanied the Saudi official on a tour of the Egyptian pavilion، during which he expressed his admiration at the new technological and promotional methods it highlighted.
Meanwhile، Al-Khatib expressed to his country’s keenness on benefiting from Egyptian expertise in promoting various forms of tourism such as cultural and adventure tourism، which Saudi Arabia has started to promote recently.