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11 Dec 2019 | 08:18 AM UTC

Egypt: Heightened security measures implemented in Sharm el-Sheikh December 14-16

Heightened security presence to be expected in Sharm el-Sheikh on December 14-16 due to World Youth Forum



Heightened security measures are being implemented ahead of and during the World Youth Forum, taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh from Saturday, December 14, through Monday, December 16. Associated transportation disruptions are also to be expected in the vicinity of the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center, where the forum is scheduled to take place.


Individuals in Sharm el-Sheikh are advised to monitor the situation, expect increased surveillance and a possibility of increased police checkpoints, allow ample travel time, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.