PRIME MINISTER DECREE NO. 1567 DATED 6-8-2020 REGARDING CODIVD -19
NEW INSTRUCTIONS FOR INCOMMING PASSENGERS
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Prime Minister Decision
No. 1567 for the year 2020
After reviewing the constitution:
And the issued Emergency Law No. 162 of 1958:
And the Presidential Decree No. 168 /2020 declaring emergency throughout the country for a period of three months, and by delegating the Prime Minister the responsibilities of the President of the Republic stipulated in the aforementioned emergency law:
And the Presidential Decree No. 391 / 2020 extending the emergency declared by Presidential Decree No. 168 of 2020 throughout the country for a period of three more months starting from one o’clock in the morning of Monday 27th July 2020 authorizing of the Prime Minister to the powers of the President in the aforementioned emergency law.
And the Prime Minister’s Decree No. 1246 of 2020 regarding the gradual return of community activities:
And the Prime Minister’s Decree No. 1467 of 2020 regarding some controls for the exercise of some activities
It is forbidden for all arrivals to the Arab Republic of Egypt, whether by land, sea or air, to enter without the PCR test results detecting the presence of corona virus (with a negative result) 72 hours before arriving Egypt.
Tourists and foreigners coming with direct airlines to Sharm El-Sheikh, Taba, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Matruh airports are excluded from this decision provided that all means of transportation prohibit transporting these tourists, whether by land, sea, or air to any of the rest governorates without having the PCR test result to detect the emerging corona virus (with a negative result) by 72 hours before the movement,
This is within the measures of the control of resuming inbound coastal tourism to coastal governorates.
Penalties and measures stipulated in the relevant laws and regulations in this regard are to be executed to any company or establishment that violates the precautionary controls stated in the above 2 articles, as well as the controls announced by the Ministry of Tourism prepared in coordination with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers, and approved by the Council of Ministers.
This decision to be published in the Official Gazette, and shall be enforced from the next day of its publication until a further notice is issued, procedures are subject to a follow-up to assess the situation.
Issued by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers on 6th August 2020.
Dr. Mustafa Kamal Madbouly
KINDLY NOTE THAT ALEXANDRIA CHAMBER OF SHIPPING HAS APPLIED TO GET AN EXEMPTION FOR THE INCMOIING CREW MEMBERS FOR THE PCR, HOWEVER MOST OF THE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT OPERASTORS REQUIRE PCR NEGATIVE TEST.
KNDLY NOTE THAT PCR TEST ARE AVAILABLE IN PORTSAID – CAIRO – ALEXANDRIA AND IT TAKES 48HRS TO GET THE RESULTS AND CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY THE EGYPTIAN QUARANTNE AUTHORITY IN ENGLISH.
THEREFORE WE ARE KINDLY ASKING THAT INCOMING CREW MEMBERS TO HAVE A VALID PCR TEST IN ORDER TO HAVE AN ENTRY PERMIT.
FOR SIGNING OFF CREW MEMBERS WE SHALL ARRANGE FOR PCR LOCALLY AND HAVE THE CREW STAY IN THE DESIGNATED HOTELS UNTIL WE GET THE RESULTS WITHIN 48HRS.
PLEASE BE GUIDED ACCY,,,
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