Coronavirus: UAE bans citizens from going to Iran, Thailand

26-Feb-2020 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM Print This Post

The UAE on Monday issued a travel ban to Iran and Thailand following the outbreak of coronavirus in these countries.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement to notify the travel ban to Iran and Thailand following recent concerns on the new coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreaks in these countries.

The statement said, “In light of the UAE’s efforts to monitor and contain the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and in the interest of general public safety and health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has issued a travel ban, calling on all UAE citizens not to travel to Iran and Thailand at present and up until further notice.

UAE citizens currently in these countries are requested to contact the UAE Embassy or the Ministry’s call centre on 800 44444, and register on the ministry’s ‘Tawajudi’ service.

https://gulfnews.com/uae/coronavirus-uae-bans-citizens-from-going-to-iran-thailand-1.69925805

 


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