The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority have announced that citizens are prohibited from traveling to countries from which the suspension of entry was previously announced, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia South Africa, Nigeria.
Exceptions are made to the State’s diplomatic missions in these countries, emergency treatment cases, and authorized official, economic and scientific delegations.
The Ministry and the Authority stressed the need for the citizens of the country to adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures related to the “Covid-19” virus, and any other measures applied in the country to which they intend to travel.
They also stressed the need for citizens to adhere to health isolation if they are infected with the virus during their travel period, and to adhere to the instructions and requirements of the country in which they are located, according to health protocols, with the need to adhere to disclosure when infected and inform the country’s embassy.
The infected citizen will be allowed to return to the country after obtaining the necessary approvals from the concerned authorities in the country in which he is located, and the UAE health authorities, by following the health instructions and requirements for his transfer.
The ministry called on citizens to register in the “Tawajudi” service before their travel, to ensure that they are fully supported during the travel period.