Saudi Arabia removes UAE from entry ban list

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: An official source in the Saudi Ministry of Interior has stated that it has decided to remove the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Argentina from the entry banned country list as of 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 8, through the country’s land, sea and air ports, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM), citing the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Citizens will be allowed to travel to the three referred countries, the source said, stressing the importance of adhering to all the precautionary and preventive measures adopted.

The SPA quoted the source as saying that all procedures and measures are subject to continuous evaluation by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to the developments in the epidemiological situation in the world.

The KSA had suspended travelling to and from a number of countries in the world, based on continuous monitoring of the epidemiological situation locally and globally, and any epidemic threats in any of the countries.

The UAE had previously been on the KSA entry ban list, which was lifted around May this year, then again imposed on July 3. 


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