Egypt: Tourist Authority - Environment Protection in the Red Sea

Press Release
Egypts Minister of Tourism
Egypt Update

March 20, 1998

$5 Million for Environment Protection in the Red Sea

A $5 million worth project will soon be started to protect the Red Sea costs sprawling over 700 kms. About 40% of the funds (defrayed by an International Environment Agency, the World Bank and the Egyptian Government) will be allocated for setting up tourist villages there.