25 Apr '11, 11am

Only travel to Syria if essential: MFA

Only travel to Syria if essential: MFA

Those who remain in Syria are strongly advised to avoid areas where demonstrations have been occurring. They must also take all necessary precautions for their personal safety. -- PHOTO: REUTERS THE MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs (MFA) advises that Singaporeans defer all non-essential travel to Syria for the time being. Also, Singaporeans in Syria who have no pressing need to be in Syria are strongly urged to consider leaving as soon as they can. Singaporeans who require assistance should contact the Singapore Embassy in Cairo or the MFA Duty Officer (24 hours) at: Embassy of the Republic of Singapore - Egypt Address: 40 Adnan Omar Sedky Street Dokki 11511, Cairo Arab Republic of Egypt Telephone: 001-20-(2) 3749-0468, 3749-5045 (Emergency number: +2019- 8064130) Telefax: 001-20-(2) 3748-0562 E-mail: [email protected] Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24 hours) Addr...

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