Residents of the United Arab Emirates who have been fully vaccinated with a World Health Organization-approved vaccine can return as of September 12 from a list of previously prohibited nations which also includes Pakistan, the UAE announced on Friday.
After a year of delays owing to the pandemic, Dubai, one of the UAE’s seven emirates, is set to launch the Expo 2020 on October 1st. The event is expected to strengthen the economy of the area commercial and tourism centre.
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The organizers previously stated that any remaining UAE travel restrictions imposed to prevent coronavirus infections will be eliminated in time for Expo 2020.
Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, Nigeria, and Afghanistan are among the countries from which people can fly into the UAE starting September 12.
The UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority announced on Twitter that permission from the UAE government is required to return, as well as the completion of certain PCR tests.
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The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has a website where people can apply for visas.
Passengers should fill out the vaccination application to obtain the relevant approvals and submit the authorized vaccination certificate when departing for the emirates.
A negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours of departure at an authorized lab with a QR code must also be presented prior to departure, according to the magazine.
According to the journal, people must take a fast PCR test before boarding, on the fourth, and on the eighth day of their arrival in the country.
Passengers under the age of 16 are exempt from these processes, according to the statement.