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Monday, 28 March 2022

Vendors at tourist sites will continue to pay 50% rent until July

Rent reductions for vendors at tourist sites until June: The Supreme Council of Antiquities’ will extend the 50% reduction on rents given to bazaars at museums and archaeological sites until the end of June. The discount was originally introduced to support businesses through the covid-19 pandemic. Local and international tourists will also continue to get a 50% on entry fees to archaeological areas and museums in Upper Egypt. (Hapi Journal)

Other things we’re keeping an eye on this morning:

  • A net-zero city doesn’t mean sacrificing luxury: A five-star eco-resort is set to open at the world’s first net-zero city by URB, dubbed Nexgen, in the works in the eastern district of Cairo. The city will also include glamping lodges, ecotourism visitor center and a nature reserve conservation hub. (Hotelier Middle East)
  • The Senate approved yesterday the draft law amending provisions of the NGO Law which gives civil society organizations another year to comply with the legislation’s requirements. (Masrawy)

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