President Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, the president of the Southern Transitional Council (STC), and deputy head of the Presidential Leadership Council (PLC), on Wenesday, met with representatives of the two companies; Al-Imam and Al-Hazmi for Real Estate and Tourism Development in the Republics of Egypt and Cyprus.
At the meeting, they discussed the tourism-related standards to advance the tourism sector in the capital, Aden and the liberated governorates, in addition to the available investment opportunities in this sector, as President Al-Zubaidi listened from the representatives of the two companies to a set of opinions and suggestions to promote the tourism industry, through the rehabilitation of certain tourist facilities that were destroyed due to the 2015 war, and creating an environment conducive for international hotel companies to resume work in the capital, Aden.
President Al-Zubaidi reaffirmed the PLC's openness to whatever would contribute to supporting the national economy in all fields, foremost of which is resuming the tourism industry, which was frozen as a consequence of the war. At the same time, he assured the readiness of the PLC to provide all aspects of support, assistance, and necessary facilities for tourism investment companies and real estate development, to raise the efficiency of the infrastructure of this sector and promote its role as an important contributor to the national economy.
President Al-Zubaidi indicated that the brotherly Arab Republic of Egypt is one of the leading countries in the field of tourism promotion and activation, stressing his confidence that Egyptian expertise will play a high role in reviving this important sector in our country, as it is the fastest way to bring about recovery and raise growth rates.
In turn, Mr. Ziad Tariq and Mr. Mohammed Mohsen, representatives of Al-Imam and Al-Hazmi Real Estate and Tourism Development, expressed their thanks and appreciation to President Al-Zubaidi for the good reception and warm welcome they have received, affirming the readiness of their companies to establish strong cooperative relations with the concerned authorities in our country, to revive the tourism industry, and make a paradigm shift for the mutual benefit of both sides.