Saudi set to announce date for complete lifting of travel restrictions

SourceGulf Business
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is set to soon announce the date when all travel restrictions will be completely lifted, the kingdom’s interior ministry has said. Taking to Twitter, the ministry said it will be announcing the date of lifting restrictions on citizens leaving and returning to the kingdom, and the opening of ports for all transportation. الإعلان لاحقاً عن موعد رفع القيود على مغادرة المواطنين للمملكة والعودة إليها والسماح بفتح المنافذ لعبور جميع وسائل النقل . — وزارة الداخلية (@MOISaudiArabia) December 1, 2020 The kingdom stopped all international flights on March 15 to curb the spread of the pandemic. Flights were allowed to resume from September 15, in a phased manner. Authorities had said at the time that all travel restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic will be lifted beginning January 1, 2021, and that a specific date would be announced in December. Read: Saudi Arabia to permit residents to return from September 15; will lift all travel restrictions by January 1, 2021 more...