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Visitor Information

Find out all you need to know about your visit to Cairo


Cairo is the largest city and the capital of the Republic of Egypt, almost 400 km square with a current population of 20 million. It takes second place in Africa and seventeenth in the world in terms of population.

It is also home to many regional and international organizations such as the League of Arab States and the regional offices of the WHO, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), as well as the of the African Basketball Federation.

Cairo celebrates its national day on July 6 of every year, the day that the leader of the city, Jawhar al-Saqli, placed the foundation stone of the city in 969 CE. Cairo is now more than 1044 years old.


The currency used in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound.

All major international banks have branches in the city and the working hours from Sunday to Thursday are 08:00-14:00. Cash machines are widely available and major credit cards are accepted.


The official language is Arabic, but English is widely spoken and understood. Both languages are commonly used in business and commerce.


All international visitors traveling to Egypt must be in possession of a passport, which must be valid for at least six months from the date of entry into the country.

For more information about visas and Egypt, please click on the button below.

Conference details

Early bird registration (10th October, 2024)

Attend one day: 70 USD

Attend two days: 120 USD

Normal registration

Attend one day: 85 USD

Attend two days: 140 USD

Attend for one day

Attend for two days


Egypt Tour Package

Grand Egyptian Museum & The Great Pyramid of Giza: 120 USD 

Gala Dinner: 35 USD

Congress Venue

The conference venue will be confirmed soon

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