Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat on December 29 affirmed that her ministry will coordinate with the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt to create favorable conditions for relatives of Vietnamese tourists who were killed and injured in the bomb blast in Giza to come to the country.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Tran Thanh Cong (L) is working with Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat (Photo: VNA)
In a statement, Al-Mashat sent her condolences to Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Tran Thanh Cong after the bomb attack targeted a tour bus near Giza pyramids on December 28 killed four people, including three Vietnamese tourists and one Egyptian.
The same day, a group of the Red Crescent organization gave psychological support to the Vietnamese victims in the deadly bomb attack.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt is making every effort to support the injured victims who are treated at the hospital, while working with local authorities to conduct the citizen protection work.
Earlier, the Egyptian media reported at 18:15 of December 28 (local time), a tourist bus carrying Vietnamese tourists was hit by bombs installed along a road near the country’s world-famous Giza pyramids.
The improvised device was hidden installed near a wall on Mariyutiya street in Al-Haram district.
Egyptian authorities are actively conducting investigation into the attack.VNA