UAE suspends entry of passengers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

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  • Date: 10-May-2021
  • Source: Saudi Gazette
  • Sector: Tourism
  • Country: UAE
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UAE suspends entry of passengers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Saudi Gazette report ABU DHABI — Authorities in the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday that entry from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka will be suspended for all incoming passengers on national and foreign carriers, as well as those carrying transit passengers. The move, which comes into force at 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday. (May 12), exempts transit flights coming to the UAE and heading toward these countries. This decision is applicable to the entry of travelers who were in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka in the last 14 days before coming to the UAE. Flights between these countries and the UAE will continue to operate, allowing the transportation of passengers from the UAE to those countries. It will also allow the transfer of some exempted groups from the four aforementioned countries to the UAE, with strict enforcement of precautionary measures. These groups include UAE citizens, diplomats appointed by the UAE in these countries, official delegations, businessmen's chartered flights, and those holding golden residency visa, provided that they undertake preventive measures that include quarantine for 10 days and a PCR test at the airport, as well as on the fourth and eighth days following the entry into the country.

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