Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Counsellor Amr Rushdi, absolutely denied some media circulated that the British Foreign Office issued warning to its nationals against travelling to Egypt, and even said that London has advised its citizens to leave Egypt, which is totally untrue, as the British Travel Guide is keen on stressing that there are no restrictions on travelling to Egypt.
The Spokesman added that the foreign ministries in many countries, including the Egyptian Foreign Ministry itself,
The Spokesman wondered why people circulate such rumours which might damage Egypt’s tourism, the main revenue resources. He also appealed to all media to seek accuracy and be responsible at such important stage. usually issue general instructions including recommendations to citizens before travelling abroad. The latest edition of the British Travel Guide, issued on Tuesday, did not include more than advising the British travelling to Egypt to carry their personal identifications; commit to the instructions of tourism companies and the Egyptian authorities and take into account the customs and Egyptian traditions.
Reference: Arab Republic of Egypt-Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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