Saudi Arabia is lifting a ban on travellers arriving from 11 nations that it had actually imposed to suppress the spread of the coronavirus, the Saudi state news agency stated on Saturday. Pakistan, however, is not among those nations.
Regardless of the ban being raised, Saudi Arabia will certainly still need quarantine procedures.
Travellers from the United Arab Emirates, Germany, the United States, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, France as well as Japan, will certainly be enabled entry from Sunday, state-run company SPA reported, pricing quote an Inside Ministry resource.
It included that the resource claimed the choice was based upon the “Public Health Authority’s record regarding the epidemiological situation in a variety of declared nations, which revealed security as well as performance in controlling the pandemic in some of these nations.”
Saudi Arabia had formerly put on hold entry to the kingdom from 20 countries on February 3, including Pakistan, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, doctors and also their family members, to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The ban had actually been put on Egypt, UAE, Lebanon, Turkey, UK, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Argentina, Brazil, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan and also South Africa.
The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia had likewise created a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the problem, a copy of which is readily available with Dawn.com.
“This consists of those originating from various other nations, if they went through any of those states within 2 week prior to asking for entrance to the kingdom. However, the kingdom wishes to guarantee uninterrupted supply chains and also shipping movement in between the kingdom as well as these countries based on the precautionary measures determined by the Saudi Ministry of Health,” the letter had actually said.