On January 26, the Ukrainian Ambassador Yevhen Mykytenko had met with the Governor of Province South Sinai, mayor of Sharm El Sheikh Gani Mitwalli. During the meeting the sides talked about cooperation between both countries on the tourism sphere. Mr. G. Mitwalli informed Egypt was visited by about half a million of the Ukrainian tourists last year. Among them, 300 thousands tourists had a rest in Sharm El Sheikh. QHA was informed about it by the press-cutting service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
According to this information, Governor of Egyptian province invited Yalta delegation with its Mayor Serhii Braiko to visit Sharm El Sheikh in March of 2009. “Agreement of cooperation and establishment of relations as sister cities will be planned to sign during this meeting. Agreement will provide for exchange information and experiences on the spheres of management and local self-government, culture, tourism, sport as well investments and environmental conditions” – the press service noted.
According to information, Mayor of Sharm El Sheikh expressed his wish to visit to Yalta with the Egyptian delegation in June of 2009.

Anife Ibragim