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UAE prohibits people from traveling to Pakistan, India, and other countries



UAE prohibits people from traveling to Pakistan, India, and other countries

CAIRO:  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) declared on Thursday that people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, and Nigeria will be ban from traveling to those countries.

According to WAM, the Foreign Ministry and the National Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Authority have stressed that, with the start of the travel season, citizens must adhere to all precautionary and preventative measures related to Covid-19, which include wearing protective clothing and wearing a mask.


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said last month that it would extend the travel restriction on travelers from Pakistan and 13 other countries until at least July 21.


A notice issued to airmen (NOTAM) by the General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stated that flights from Pakistan and 13 other countries including Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, and South Africa will be suspended until 23:59 hrs on July 21, 2021, according to the NOTAM.


“Cargo flights, as well as commercial and charter flights, would be excluded from the limitations,” according to the notification. ”


It was on May 12 that the UAE announced the suspension of entrance for travelers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka on domestic and international flights, effective immediately.