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Saudi Arabia Bans Travel To 16 Countries Due To Covid-19 Outbreaks


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula Online

Doha: Due to the surge in Covid-19 infections, Saudi citizens have been banned from traveling to 16 countries. According to Saudi Gazzete and Al Riyadh newspapers, the Saudi General Directorate of Passports said citizens are prohibited from traveling to Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Armenia, Belarus, and Venezuela.

The Saudi General Directorate of Passports also stressed on citizens wishing to travel abroad to ensure that the remaining period of passport validity is more than 3 months when traveling to Arab countries, and more than 6 months to other countries, and that the remaining period for the validity of ID is more than 3 months when traveling to GCC countries.

It also called on citizens to adhere to the health requirements, which are: receiving three doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

Those under the age groups of 16 and 12 are required two doses of the vaccine. As for those who are under the age of 12, they are required to keep with them an insurance policy against coronavirus while traveling outside the Kingdom.

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