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Latest update : 2011-06-14

Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, Egyptian Tourism Minister

The uprising against President Mubarak in Egypt may have been a giant leap for people power. But tourism dwindled, and sites like the Pyramids and the temples of Luxor were left virtually empty. For more on the impact on tourism, Markus Karlsson speaks to Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, Egypt's Tourism Minister.

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