North Africa Nation – Egypt Proposing a Multiple-Entry Visa for the first time to more Nationalities to its Visa-on-Arrival Eligibility to Improve Tourism Egyptian Tourism Minister divulged
By Abdul Rahman Bangura-
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone– According to the news, a five-year multiple-entry visa will be given for $700, while a single-entry 30-day visa on arrival will be available for $25, which can now be attained by more than 180 nationalities.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities – Ahmed Issa strengthened that, among the few countries that have been contained in the list…China and India also locate a place. The said outcomes are part of a policy to improve tourism, which has endured a reversal due to the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war.
News expands that, the nation enticed 11.7 million tourists in 2022 which is anticipated to improve that number by 25 to 30% yearly, and might probably go up to 30 million by 2028.
Ahmed Issa added that tourist numbers improved by more than 30% in January and February, as opposed to the first two months of 2022. The two outstanding tourist sources — Russia and Ukraine, nevertheless, lessened by 40% and 80%, respectively, while other ethnicities have made up for the cost.
He also added that, with the decline of the top two tourist sources, they are optimistic that they will be apt to attain or exceed their goal by 2023. Egypt will similarly render undertakings to make entry protocols easier for Moroccans, Turks, Israelis, Algerians, and Iranians, the details of which will be published shortly.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent