Saudi Arab issues new travel guidelines for foreigners under corona SOPs

By: AFP
Published: 07:40 PM, 11 May, 2021
Saudi Arab issues new travel guidelines for foreigners under corona SOPs
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Saudi Arab Aviation Authorities Tuesday issued a new travel advisory for the foreigners travelling to the Kingdom under coronavirus SOPs, reported 24NewsHD TV.

All the citizens of countries with permission to enter Saudi Arabia would require taking one of the 4 types of vaccine doses before landing at the airports of the Kingdom.

Four types of vaccine are included 2 doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, and one dose of Johnson. It is also mandatory for foreigners travelling to Saudi Arabia to show the vaccination certificate at the time of entry.

The authorities also established quarantine centres for foreigners declaring compulsory contract of relevant airlines of passengers with the quarantine institutes in Saudi Arabia.

The authority also announced to implement the new rule after the Eid holidays from May 20 and legal action would be taken on failure to follow the SOPs.

Reporter: Ashraf Khan

AFP

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