The Minister of State for Information, “Osama Heikal,” announced today, Tuesday, that Egypt has extended the suspension of air traffic for another two weeks, starting from April 1.
Egypt had suspended air traffic at Egyptian airports on March 19, and the decision was due to take effect until the end of the month.
“Heikal” explained in media statements that among the groups excluded from the decision to ban the movement of citizens, from 7 pm to 6 am, journalists and media workers are due to apply tomorrow without the need for work permits, adding that they should show the syndicate’s syndicates and institutions.
In a related context, the Railways Authority and the Egyptian Company for the Operation of the Subway have confirmed their commitment to stop the movement of trains at the elbows during the curfew period starting from tomorrow, Wednesday and throughout the period of validity of the curfew decision, in implementation of the Prime Minister’s decision. The prime minster was in fact authorized by the coup leader Sisi. Because this decision is unpopular due to its economic repercussion.
The metro company announced that the new official working hours will start from six in the morning until six in the evening the same day with the three lines, and that the application from today.
It is worth noting that “Mustafa Madbouly,” Prime Minister, had announced in a press conference today, Tuesday, that starting from tomorrow, Wednesday, citizens ’movement will be banned on all public roads from 7 pm until 6 am, in light of the comprehensive measures taken by the state to confront CoronaVirus”.
Madbouly also announced the closure of all shops from 5 pm until 6 am with full closure on Friday and Saturday, and the decision does not apply to groceries or pharmacies.