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United Arab Emirates restricts citizens' visits to 14 nations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has barred its citizens from visiting 14 countries which the authorities had earlier suspended the entry of travellers as a precautionary measure against COVID.

UAE diplomatic missions, however, said countries, emergency treatment cases, official delegations and previously authorised business and technical delegates are exempted from the new regulation.
UAE diplomatic missions, however, said countries, emergency treatment cases, official delegations and previously authorised business and technical delegates are exempted from the new regulation. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

The barred countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa and Nigeria as announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

The government said in a statement, "The start of the peak travel season, which coincides with the exceptional circumstances the world is going through currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, underlines the need for UAE citizens to comply with all precautionary measures and preventive protocols in place in their countries of destination. "

UAE diplomatic missions, however, said countries, emergency treatment cases, official delegations and previously authorised business and technical delegates are exempted from the new regulation.

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