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Egypt reopens Pyramid of Chefren and tombs to tourists

12 October 2012 Last updated at 07:20 BST

Government officials in Egypt are stepping up their campaign to encourage tourists back to the country, following the revolution in 2011.

Antiquities Minister Muhammad Ibrahim re-opened the Pyramid of Chefren (Khafre) and six ancient tombs at Giza after a long restoration project.

He said he was keen to stress that Egypt is a safe country for tourists.

Jon Leyne reports.