Egypt Experience & Invest Becomes Official Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Experience and Invest today signed a contract with FIFA, Federation International de Football Association, to become an Official Regional Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM, to promote the country as a global investment destination and to attract more tourists from around the world to visit the country.
Dr. Sahar Nasr, Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation said: “Being an Official Regional Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup gives us an outreach in Africa to highlight and communicate the premium positioning and enormous investment diversity and potential Egypt has to offer.“
She emphasised that, “In addition to having increased visibility through the world’s most watched sporting event, Egypt Experience & Invest will engage globally through social media outlets and directly with football fans to showcase the wide spectrum of investment opportunities in the country.”
Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, said: “This is the first FIFA World Cup that the Pharaohs have qualified for since Italia ’90 and Egypt – Experience & Invest is determined to use this opportunity to showcase in a modern way the rich and rewarding diversity of tourism experiences that our country offers. “
FIFA Director Marketing Sales & Strategy, Iain Downie stated: “FIFA is delighted to sign with Egypt – Experience & Invest as an Official Regional Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM. Similar to FIFA, whose aim is to enhance the appeal of football, Egypt – Experience & Invest’s main objective is to highlight the beauty of Egypt as a country and promote its economical investment possibilities. We are happy to have another strong stakeholder on board and we cannot wait for the biggest sport show on earth to begin”.
The Egypt – Experience & Invest campaign website can be reached on www.investinegypt.gov.eg dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM tournament with links to information about investing in Egypt.
The Egypt – Experience & Invest campaign utilizes the slogans #thisisegypt, @experienceegypt and #investinegypt
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Located in the northeast corner of Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt is placed at a crossroad between Africa, Asia and Europe. With colossal ancient monuments, thousands of years of history, expansive desert landscapes, the world’s longest river and the stunning Red Sea Riviera resorts, Egypt offers a wealth of wonders to discover.