Egypt relaxes visa conditions for tourists from eight countries

The Egyptian government has lifted visa conditions on tourists from the Arab Maghreb Union (Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco), Ahram has reported. Visa exemptions will extend to China, India, Jordan, Turkey and Azerbaijan, said Hesham Zaazou, assistant to the tourism minister. Tourists can obtain a visa on arrival and need not apply at Egyptian embassies in their home countries, he added. The total number of Middle Eastern tourists visiting Egypt during 2010/11 reached 1.6 million. “We are planning to attract 41 million tourists in the fiscal year 2011/12,” Zaazou said.

Posted on May 30, 2012, in Arab Spring, Morocco News and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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