UAE suspends flights from two more destinations

UAE suspends flights from two more destinations

UAE suspends flights from two more destinations

The United Arab Emirates will suspend travelers from entering the country from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Namibia on national and foreign flights from Monday, June 21.

The UAE authorities on Saturday announced a suspension on the entry of travellers from Indonesia and Afghanistan, starting July 11. This also includes the entry of travellers who have visited these countries over the last 14 days.

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Exempted categories will be allowed to travel from Indonesia and Afghanistan to the UAE, provided they adhere to the stipulated precautionary measures. This includes UAE citizens and their first-degree relatives, and accredited diplomatic missions between the UAE and the two countries, including employees working in the embassies of the UAE in these countries and the embassies of Indonesia and Afghanistan in the UAE.

The exempted categories also include official delegations and businessmen, subject to prior approval, as well as holders of golden and silver residence visas, employees of vital jobs as per the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, and crews of foreign freight and transit planes.