RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday lifted a ban on flights from six countries after suspension due to the omicron variant of coronavirus.
The Saudi Ministry of Interior said flights will be allowed from Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and India.
Travelers from these countries, however, will be quarantined for five days before being allowed into the kingdom.
The decision comes at a time when countries around the world have begun to impose restrictions on foreign arrivals to their lands, as part of efforts to stem the spread of the new COVID variant.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.