Ministry of Tourism (Egypt)

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The Ministry of Tourism of Egypt is part of the Cabinet of Egypt and is responsible for tourism in Egypt. The current minister is Hisham Zazou, appointed in 2012.[1][2]

Tourism is one of the most important sectors in Egypt's economy. More than 12.8 million tourists visited Egypt in 2008, providing revenues of nearly $11 billion. The sector employs about 12 percent of Egypt's workforce.[3]

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  1. ^ Heba Saleh; Borzou Daragahi (14 October 2013). "Egypt’s tourism minister faces uphill battle to attract visitors". Financial Times (Cairo). Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". Cairo Post. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Dziadosz, Alexander (20 October 2009). "Egypt tourism numbers to fall less than feared". Reuters Africa. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 

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