The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has resumed issuing visas to foreign visitors to all or any seven of its regions as of Thursday, Sept. 24.
All 7 regions are reopening after a six-month suspension imposed thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, state media reported.
Dubai, which is additionally one among the seven emirates that structure the UAE, and thought of as UAE’s tourism and business hub, had already lifted its own visa ban in July.
The decision was made to ease the COVID-19 restrictions within the Gulf state also as efforts to support economic recovery plans, said The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, during a state-media statement.
Also to understand, Neighboring Oman said on Thursday that it might resume scheduled international flights on October 1 with strict measures to guard the country and aviation personnel against the virus.
All six Gulf Arab countries have lifted internal curfews and restrictions, but restrictions on gatherings and international travel remain within the oil-producing region, where the entire number of COVID cases is over 800,000 and quite 6,800 deaths are reported.
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