CAIRO: Red Sea Security Director Hamdy el-Gazar met with a delegation from the British Embassy Wednesday, Youm7 reported.
The delegations discussed the security situation in the governorate, and its relationship to tourism, the security directorate said.
Gazar accompanied the delegation in a tour to a police station and showed them the security cameras that cover major squares and streets in the city of Hurghada, andare used to monitor any security breaches.
Gazar said that protecting tourists and foreigners is not less important than protecting Egyptians, stressing that security is provided to anyone who is staying in Hurghada, Veto Gate reported.
Ahmed Abdullah, Governor of Red Sea, met June 15 with the Head of the Organization for Arabic Tourism, Bandar Bin Fahad, to discuss methods to attract Arab tourists to the Red Sea, el-Balad reported.
Abdullah said in a press release that they agreed to choose Hurghada asthe regional headquartersfor the organization and started activating the protocol between the organization and the Red Sea Governorate to revive tourism there.
He added that they plan to open a new hall in Hurghada Airport soon that is capable ofaccommodating 750,000 thousand tourists per year.