The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, in a notice to airmen (NOTAM), said that 14 countries - Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and South Flights from Africa will remain suspended till 11:59 PM on 21st July, 2021.
Dubai. New cases of Coronavirus Pandemic are increasing rapidly in many countries around the world. In such a situation, many countries have started implementing Corona restrictions again. According to media reports, the United Arab Emirates has banned its citizens from traveling to many countries including India, Pakistan till July 21. According to reports, the UAE government on Thursday announced a travel ban for citizens in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa and Nigeria.
Flights from these countries canceled till July 21
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority in a notice to airmen (NOTAM) said that 14 countries - Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and South Flights from Africa will remain suspended till 11:59 PM on 21st July, 2021. Cargo flights as well as business and charter flights will be exempted from the restrictions.
Reports citing the Emirate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority said that with the start of the travel season, citizens need to follow all precautionary measures related to COVID-19.
Guidelines for UAE citizens also
UAE also said that its citizens should self-isolate in case they are Kovid positive during travel. Along with this, all the instructions, requirements and health protocols implemented by their host countries should be followed. UAE citizens will also have to inform the UAE embassies in their host countries in case they are COVID positive.
The government said that such infected citizens would be allowed to return to the UAE only after consultation with the relevant authorities in the host country and consent from the health departments in the UAE. All necessary guidelines and health protocols will be followed to ensure their safe return.