Words of Mr. Serag El-Din Saad
Tourism is one of the main cornerstones in the Egyptian economy as it contributes
with 11.3% in the Total Income; it offers 19.3% of the foreign currency and its
working labor amounts 12.6% in the total working labor. T.D.A has played an important
role to support our national economy since its establishment by developing new visions
within the framework of our State's policy and economic strategies.
Developing dahshur region as a unique tourism destination throughout sustainable
tourism development regulations and criteria that integrates with cultural ,historical
and enviromental momentum so as to create the so called rural tourism .
El Fostat center
Within the cooperation work between the Ministry of Tourism and the Cairo governorate
to advance the development of tourism and the development of the Tourism distinctive
character based on religious tourism in the area of old Egypt (District Complex
religions) has been the implementation of Souk El-Fustat for Egyptian handicrafts.