UAE Issues Travel Ban to Iran and Thailand due to COVID-19 Outbreak

A travel ban has been issued by the UAE which bans travel to Iran and Thailand due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. According to an announcement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, UAE citizens are called NOT to travel to the two countries until further notice.

Also Read: UAE Suspends Flights to China (Except Beijing)

Below is the announcement of the MOFAICUAE on their official Twitter social account:

UAE issues travel bans to Iran, Thailand following COVID-19 outbreak concerns

(WAM) — The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement on Monday detailing a travel ban to Iran and Thailand following recent concerns on the new coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreaks in the aforementioned countries.

The statement read: 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 to not 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.

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