New governor was appointed today for Luxor governorate. The new governor is Engineer Adel Assad Mohamed al Khiat. He was the head of the Islamic group in Assuit during its golden age in the 70s. Adel Al Khiat was born in1951. His experience mainly in housing. The new governor spent a year in prison after the Assassination of late President Anwar Al Sadat. The new appointment has created controversy already in the tourism industry inner circles as the new governor is a part of the Islamic group which claimed responsibility for Luxor massacre in 1997. Dr. Adel Al Kiat said on a phone call earlier tonight that when he arrive in Luxor, he will meet the tourism industry professionals and will do his best to encourage tourists to be back to Luxor.