Shafaq News / The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced that travel of citizens and residents is temporarily suspended, to and from a number of countries, to control and limit the spread of Corona virus.
The Kingdom’s government decided to temporarily suspend the travel of citizens and residents to (the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Republic of Lebanon, the Syrian Arab Republic, the Republic of South Korea, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Republic of Italy, and the Republic of Iraq), according to what the Saudi News Agency.
It was also decided to enter those coming from those countries, or to enter those who were in it during 14 days prior to his arrival.
An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that the decision was issued in accordance with the preventive and precautionary measures recommended by the competent health authorities in Saudi Arabia, as part of its efforts to control the new Corona virus (COVID19) and prevent its entry and spread, and based on the concern to protect the health of citizens and residents and ensure their safety.
The Kingdom decided to stop the air flights and sea trips between the Kingdom and the mentioned countries.
The source excluded from this evacuation, shipping and trade trips, taking the necessary precautions.
He also added that the Ministry of Interior and Health have coordination to deal with exceptional humanitarian cases.