Russian tourism to Egypt may resume in a month: ambassador

SourceEgypt Today

Russian tourists are seen shopping at the old medina in Sousse, Tunisia, September 30, 2017 – REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

CAIRO – 4 May 2021: Russian tourism to Egypt is expected to resume within a month, said Russian ambassador in Cairo Georgiy Borisenko during his visit to Hurghada, praising the anti-Coronavirus measures and preparations in the touristic city.


In a press conference held on Monday in Hurghada city, he said that the Russian aviation authorities are working on the return of flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh as soon as possible.


The ambassador praised the anti-coronavirus efforts made by the Egyptian government and precautionary and security measures taken by the Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada airports to increase safety rates for arriving tourists.


He confirmed that over the past few weeks, there had been talks with Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Minister of Tourism Khaled Anani, to discuss the Egyptian more...