Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received a delegation led by Khaled Fouda Seddiq Mohammed, governor of South Sinai, mayor of Sharm El Sheikh of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend.
Touching upon historical relations between Azerbaijan and Egypt, Mammadyarov mentioned that the cultural and religious ties give a positive impact to the development of relations between the two countries and there is broad potential for strengthening of cooperation.
Expressing his special sympathy to Azerbaijan, Khaled Fouda noted that restoring direct flights between the two countries will strengthen bilateral cooperation and give impetus to the development of tourism.
During the meeting, the sides reviewed the current status of cooperation in tourism between the two countries and stressed the importance of doubling efforts to this end.
Recalling his official visit to Egypt last year, Mammadyarov spoke about the meetings within the framework of that visit and added that high-level mutual visits contribute to the development of bilateral cooperation.