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Oprah to host a live show from Tahrir Square

After an invite from Egypt’s tourism minister

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America’s famous talk show host Oprah Winfrey will air a live episode from Tahrir Square in Cairo mainly focusing on Egypt’s January 25 revolution.

Egypt's newly-appointed minister of tourism, Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, who announced a new initiative to bring about the world’s most famous actors, actresses and media figures in an attempt to revive and boost the country’s tourism industry beaten after the unrest, said that Winfrey has accepted his invitation without any hesitation.

Known for her multi-award winning talk show, The Oprah Show, Winfrey is set to host her live show from Tahrir Square on March but a date has not been fixed yet.

According to the tourism minister, Winfrey described the revolution as a great human achievement, and that she expressed her excitement to discuss the revolution with Egyptian youths that she will host in the square.

The minister also stressed that Egypt will not become a cheap tourist destination, and said that he is going to invite young Facebook users to publicize Egypt's tourist destinations and to invite international visitors, the Cairo-based al-Masry al-Youm said.