A general comment on international flights to and from Saudi Arabia due to the Corona virus, and the suspension of issuance of UAE visas temporarily to limit to limit the spread of Corona.
The UAE has decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of all visas from March 17 this year, with the exception of holders of diplomatic passports
In a statement today, Saturday, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship clarified that "this comes within the framework of the preventive and precautionary measures taken by the state in response to raising the level of the new Corona virus" Covid-19 "by the World Health Organization and considering it a" pandemic "which makes travel in This stage is very dangerous. "
It is mentioned that the decision does not apply to persons who have been issued visas before the effective date of this decision.
An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Interior confirmed that the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia suspends all its flights except in exceptional cases, as of eleven in the morning on Sunday 20 Rajab 1441 AH corresponding to March 15, 2020 AD, and for a period of two weeks with this considered an exceptional official leave for citizens and residents who did not They can return due to the suspension of flights, or the quarantine has been applied to them after their return to the Kingdom, whether in the designated headquarters of the Ministry of Health or directed from them to isolate themselves in their homes. "