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Sunday, 25 March 2018

Gov’t plans to issue special medical tourism visas

The government is working to begin issuing new visas specifically for medical tourism, Egypt Today reports. The visas, which the Civil Aviation and Foreign Affairs ministries are currently working on, would be available to citizens of 15 Arab and African countries in their first phase, according to Supreme Medical Tourism Committee Secretary General Ayman Abdel Aziz. Egypt has been working to promote its burgeoning medical tourism sector through the Tour n’ Cure hepatitis C medical tourism program and natural treatments at the Siwa Oasis.

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