The German ambassador to Cairo, Cyrill Nunn, said in a press conference this week that the German tourism inbound to Egypt is the largest group of tourist arrivals, pointing out that the volume of German tourism to Egypt reached around 1.8 million tourists The last year.
The ambassador pointed out also, that Lufthansa is flying about 60 flights a week to the Egyptian tourist destinations and the flights are full.
Dense network of relationships
He continued: There is a dense network of relations linking Egypt and Germany in terms of communication and cooperation.
Nunn added : Egypt have an important role in the African continent, and that Egypt is an indispensable partner for Germany in the Red Sea and Mediterranean regions.
A valued partner that we like to consult constantly
The ambassador said that Egypt is an important partner to Germany and we consult Egypt constantly in the middle east matters and we are looking forward to increase and develop the German-Egyptian relations.
He also highlighted the visit of the Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Mustafa Madbouly at the head of a large delegation to Berlin last June. and also the visit of the German Minister of Economy to Egypt in January of that year.
The German foreign minister also visited Egypt late last month and met his Egyptian counterpart and President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
The ambassador stressed that the press conference held this week by the German embassy is aiming to present the nature of bilateral relations between the two countries, noting that it is witnessing intensive movement.
German investment in Egypt
Nunn said that the number of German companies willing to come to Egypt to get acquainted with reality is on the rise, but they have not yet decided on the implementation of investments.
He also pointed out that the economic cooperation between the two countries is on the rise , pointing out that about 1183 German companies are currently operating in the Egyptian market, which employs 175 thousand employees .
It is noteworthy that the press conference was the first for the new German ambassador in Cairo, after his appointment in the position three months ago .
Source : Samar El Sayed-Almal news
Translation : Omar Shoukry