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27.02.2017 - 17: 39

Egypt raised visa fee to 60 dollars

Egypt raises visa fees for foreign nationals entering the country with up to 25 60 dollars since July 1 2017 years, reported in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Thus, Egypt postponed term increase in the cost of visa fees, previously planned price increase from March 1, reports "Interfax".

The press secretary of the Russian Union of Travel Industry (PCT) Irina Turina called the decision of the Egyptian authorities to raise taxes "strange."

"It 60 dollars - at the current rate of about 3,5 thousand rubles.. For a family of three to four people it turns out the amount is too large, since Egypt has always been the direction of the budget ", - she noted.

Meanwhile 17 February, the Russian government approved a protocol between Moscow and Cairo on cooperation in the field of aviation security.

A source: LOOK

Author: Olga Nikitina

Tags: Egypt, Middle East, Walking