COVID-19: Embargo on residents of UAE trapped in Nigeria lifted

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United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted the traveling suspension on residents of the country returning from Nigeria and five other countries.

Other countries with exemptions are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Uganda. They add to the residents of UAE from few countries which had earlier been allowed the same gesture,

According to an agency report, the authorities in the Arab country announced the lifting of the suspension starting from Thursday, August 5 on Tuesday.

The report stated that the Travellers must however be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold valid UAE residency permits, with at least 14 days passing after the second vaccine dose was received and they must also hold a certificate to this effect.

The report said this was among a string of exemptions announced by the UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA).

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According to the report Passenger entry from these countries, otherwise, is on hold unless exempted on these conditions: health workers employed in the UAE, which include doctors, nurses and technicians; those working in the UAE’s education sector: universities, colleges, schools and institutes; students in the country; humanitarian cases who hold valid residency and those employed in federal and local government agencies.

The report further reveal that those previously given exemptions were citizens of the UAE and their first-degree relatives;
diplomatic personnel between the UAE and the applicable countries, including administrative workers; official delegations, subject to obtaining prior approval; Expo 2020 international participants and exhibitors; and personnel sponsored by its organiser.

Other were UAE residents with gold or silver residency permit; crews of cargo and transit flights of foreign companies; businessmen and businesswomen, provided they hold an approval from the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and heads of higher committees of the emergency, crisis and disaster management teams of the Emirate concerned; employees belonging to vital functions according to the classification of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

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