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Saudi residents banned from travelling to India, 15 different nations amid Covid surge

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Saudi Arabia has banned its residents from travelling to India and 15 different international locations, citing a surge in Covid-19 instances there in current weeks.

Saudi residents have been banned from travelling to 16 international locations, together with India. (Reuters photograph)

Saudi Arabia has banned its residents from travelling to India and 15 different international locations, citing a surge in Covid-19 instances there in current weeks.

Apart from India, the international locations the place Saudi residents have been prohibited from travelling embody Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Armenia, Belarus, and Venezuela.

The journey ban was notified by the Saudi authorities’s Directorate General of Passports on Saturday.

As of now, the ban applies to Saudi residents who want to journey to the abovementioned international locations. There aren’t any new tips on whether or not Indian nationals will probably be barred from getting into Saudi Arabia.

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