Travel ban in Saudi, Kuwait: Embassy directs Indians stranded in UAE to return
Abu Dhabi: The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi has issued a press release directing the Indians stranded in UAE while travelling to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to leave for their home. Many Indians got stranded in UAE after the Saudi and Kuwait authority imposed a travel ban due to the rise in COVID cases.
“ Due to the COVID related restriction on incoming passengers, currently it is not possible for Indian nationals to transit via Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. All India nationals are therefore advised to kindly ascertain the latest COVID related travel guidelines of their final destination country before embarking on an outward journey from India. They are also advised to carry enough personal provisions and funds to cater to any emergent requirements,” reads the press release.
Advisory for Indian Nationals travelling to Saudi Arabia or Kuwait via UAE 👇@AmbKapoor @IndianDiplomacy @cgidubai @MOS_MEA @MEAIndia @IndianEmbRiyadh @indembkwt @MOS_MEA @DrSJaishankar @harshvshringla pic.twitter.com/D5jcGv0SbB— India in UAE (@IndembAbuDhabi) February 8, 2021
All those Indian nationals who are already in the UAE en route to Saudi Arabia or Kuwait are advised to consider returning to India and to make their further travel plans only after the restrictions in the final destination countries are lifted, added the press release.