Saudi Lifts Travel Ban on UAE and Other Countries

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 08 September 2021
Saudi Lifts Travel Ban on UAE and Other Countries
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Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it will lift the travel ban on UAE, South Africa and Argentina on Wednesday morning.

The Saudi Ministry of Interior said the lifting of restrictions at the country's land, sea and airports will come into place at 11:00 am (local time) on Wednesday.

Saudi also allowed vaccinated residents to return to Saudi Arabia, even from red list countries.

Saudi Arabia banned travel to the UAE on July 4 because of a surge in Covid-19 cases. The kingdom has been relaxing travel restrictions periodically.

At the end of August, a ban on travel from 20 countries including India, Pakistan and Indonesia was lifted. The move allowed thousands of expatriate workers to return after being stranded abroad for months.