10,000 tourists visit Egypt since reopening: Tourism Ministry

Almost 10,000 tourists have visited Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada since the resumption of Egypt’s tourism at the beginning of July, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

In a press statement on Tuesday, the ministry noted that the two Red Sea cities had received 56 flights coming from Kiev, Zaporizhia, Lafif, and Kharkiv in Ukraine; Minsk in Belarus; Zurich in Switzerland; and from the Hungarian capital Budapest.

Also on Tuesday, Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada received three flights coming from Ukraine and Belarus with 587 tourists on board.

“On Tuesday, Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport received a flight coming from the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, with 193 tourists on board, and Hurghada International Airport received two flights, one coming from Kiev with 205 tourists on board, and the other coming from the Belarusian capital, Minsk, with 189 tourists on board,” the ministry’s press statement elaborated.

On Monday, the ministry added that Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada received six flights coming from Ukraine, Belarus and Switzerland, carrying a total of 987 tourists

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