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Sharm El-Sheikh reopens its beaches

The governor of South Sinai announces the reopening of Sharm El-Sheikh's beaches

Ahram Online , Tuesday 28 Dec 2010
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The governor of South Sinai declared on Tuesday that all beaches in Sharm El-Sheikh will be reopened, including those that witnessed the shark attacks.

The decision, however, was accompanied by restrictions guiding hotels and resorts. The set regulations dictate that swimming areas will be limited to only a couple of safe spots and that swimmers will not be allowed to swim farther than 2 meters out into the sea, where ropes will be set to mark the maximum distance allowed. Boats will be placed beside each swimming area in addition to watch towers with life guards and first aid kits.

Billboards disallowing fish feeding will be placed at all beaches explaining the potential harm that can result as a consequence. Hotels will be instructed to place warning signs near areas were swimming is not allowed and will be fined LE50,000 if any violations regarding fish feeding or safety measures are detected.    

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