Published on : Monday, January 2, 2017
The “Kuwait for Peace, Egypt for Love” tourism festival has been launched in Egypt to the country’s economy and boost Kuwait-Egypt bilateral ties. The inauguartion was attended by Kuwait’s Ambassador to Egypt, Mohammad Saleh Al-Thuwaikh, and a plethora of Egyptian senior officials, including Tourism Minister, Yahia Rashid.
This event reflects the strength and the depth of Kuwaiti-Egyptian relations, at the official and people-to-people levels, Al-Thuwaikh said, in his inaugural speech.
He added that, the festival’s organisation materialises the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s initiative, to support Egyptian economy.
He wished the festival would help revive the Egyptian tourism sector, which has been facing serious challenges in the past years.
He thanked the Governor of South Sinai Governorate, Khaled Fouda, and Kuwait’s Future Group, for facilitating the organisation of the event.
For his part, Fouda expressed gratitude for the Kuwaiti initiative, and lauded the Egyptian-Kuwaiti relations, describing it as a role model for Arab relations.