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Afghanistan, Egypt and tourism were amongst the topics discussed by Foreign Office bloggers

Catherine Barber, Charge d’affaires in Sofia examined a “a few issues are raised repeatedly by tour operators and tourists” in Bulgaria which is a popular destination for British tourists.

The Team Head of the Provincial Reconstruction Team Michael O’Neill looked at the ‘Challenges and Opportunities’ in Helmand saying that “It was clear in my discussion last week with Presidential Adviser Ashraf Ghani, who leads on Transition for the Afghan Government, that Helmand remains a critical province in the overall campaign to bring stability to Afghanistan.”

Deputy Ambassador to Egypt, Thom Reilly discussed sectarian tension in Egypt in his blog post ‘Sectarian Ugliness: A last Chance for Redemption?’

The Foreign Office’s Head of Digital, Jimmy Leach discussed Alphagov which is a prototype for a single government website.