Promotional message of Egypt as tourist destination needs to change to keep up with COVID-19 crisis, says El-Damery
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Since then, Mohamed has been singing for the medical staff and patients at the quarantine hospital, providing relief and a much needed breather. This has been a time of great stress and pressure on healthcare workers, as Mohamed herself reported, saying she felt depressed at the beginning of her work at the quarantine hospital.
State’s total investment to grow 5.3% in FY 2020/21, 9.7% in FY 2021/22, economic analysis provider expects
Step encourages inbound tourism, dependent on international tourism returning to Egypt, says El-Zayat
Approval also given to 3 financing agreements with EIB, worth €122.7m, in sanitation, transportation sectors
Total of EGP 111m will be invested in 5 governorates under CDP
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Health and safety controls for return of international tourism were discussed during meetings with sector representatives
Meanwhile, 60% of all children live in one of the 82 countries with a full (7% of countries) or partial (53%) lockdown, accounting for 1.4 billion youth who have had their learning affected, according to latest UNICEF figures.
Local development programme in Upper Egypt is important for achieving sustainable development goals, says Minister Al-Mashat
Sector remains below 50.0 that separates growth, contraction
Total of 14 hotels in five governorates receive health and safety certificates to reopen, says Tourism Ministry
UNWTO report notes that, as of 18 May, 75% of tourist destinations continued complete closure of borders to international tourism.
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International tourism may also lose 100-120m jobs; exports to decline by up to $1.2trn, UNWTO expects
Most major airlines will shrink or merge with others, whilst smaller airlines may go bankrupt, says former ETF chairperson
Regardless of ongoing crisis, students cannot function in global economy without fluent digital literacy, says Aziza Ellozy
IFAD aims to raise at least another $200m from its member states, foundations and the private sector to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on food production.
In a statement, the ministry said a shaft measuring 120 cm x 90 cm and 11 metres deep was found, with five still sealed stone coffins at the bottom. Also discovered in the same complex were four niches in a room containing wooden coffins and Late Period human burials.
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Coronavirus crisis erupted when Egyptian economy was at its best, says Al-Saeed
The Egyptian authorities helped in arranging several flights as part of efforts to repatriate foreigners in the country. The flight suspension was enforced at all airports in Egypt, as part of state efforts to control the further spread of the coronavirus.
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El-Shaer added that the tourism sector is going through exceptional circumstances that have led to a complete stop in its activities, requiring the collection of all external dues to face this crisis.