An official source in the Tourism Promotion Authority said in a statement that the cancellation decision came at the request of Egyptian companies and hotels, which refused to participate because of Egypt's objection to the Turkish government's support for terrorism. Participation, and was addressed to the company organizing the exhibition not to participate Egypt this year.
This comes as sources confirmed that the cancellation decision was issued due to the political tensions witnessed by the two countries against the background of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's remarks and his involvement in Egyptian affairs and his involvement in the financing of terrorism.
The Tourism Promotion Authority informed the Chamber of Tourism Companies that it will participate in the events of the exhibition to be held in Istanbul. The value of participation in the Egyptian pavilion is 2500 Euros.