France travel restrictions on Bahrain passengers ‘lifted’

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain

France has lifted travel restrictions on Bahrain, an official source at the Embassy of France in the Kingdom confirmed to Al Ayyam. France made the decision following a significant decline in the number of daily infections in Bahrain. According to the source, the embassy will begin issuing visitor and tourist visas to France immediately after the end of the Eid Al Adha holiday.

It comes after a suspension of entry to France that lasted for more than a year as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The issuance of visas was limited to official delegations and those who have family there, and for students in France in a limited scope. The source stressed that full vaccination with the vaccines approved by the French health authorities is a prerequisite for issuing visas for those wishing to travel to France from Bahrain. The vaccines approved by the French health authorities in line with the European Medicines Authority’s recommendations are Pfizer/BioNTech, more...