Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly chaired on Monday a meeting to follow up repercussions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the tourism and aviation sectors.
The meeting was attended by Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El Anani and Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar.
Anani reviewed efforts exerted to disinfect hotels and tourism facilities amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Anani added that he received a phone call from the German ambassador in Cairo Monday, in which the latter thanked the Egyptian government for the great treatment of German tourists in Egypt in the past period.
For his part, Manar spoke about his ministry's cargo and freight flight plan as well as losses expected to be incurred by the ministry because of the suspension of air traffic.
He also reviewed efforts exerted by the ministry to sanitize all affiliated facilities.