New Delhi: Easing journey restriction imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia has introduced that it will enable vistors from six international locations, together with India and Pakistan. The opposite international locations for which Saudi Arabia has lifted the journey ban are Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and Indonesia, ANI reported.
The brand new directive issued by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Inside will come into impact from December 1.
Totally vaccinated travellers from these six international locations might be allowed to enter Saudi Arabia with out the obligatory 14 days quarantine exterior the nation earlier than coming into the Kingdom, the rules mentioned.
Nevertheless, expats arriving from these international locations should spend 5 days in quarantine no matter their vaccination standing exterior Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Arabia authorities banned direct entry into the nation in February when there was a world surge within the variety of Covid-19 circumstances. Journey ban was imposed on travellers coming from international locations like Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Turkey, the UK, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Eire, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden, Brazil, Argentina, Pakistan, South Africa, India, Indonesia and Japan.
The journey ban was additionally for travellers who transited any of those 20 international locations 14 days previous to a deliberate go to to Saudi Arabia.
Different international locations which have just lately lifted entry restrictions for travellers from India embody Philippines, the United Arab Emirates and Germany.
As per World Well being Organisation, as of November 25, Saudi Arabia had 549,590 confirmed Covid-19 circumstances. Whereas 8,828 individuals have succumbed to the an infection within the nation until date.