Saudi Arabia has decided to temporarily suspend the travel of citizens and residents, and to suspend flights to a number of countries where the threat of the spread of the new Corona virus has emerged.
The Saudi Press Agency quoted an official source in the Ministry of Interior as saying that the decision came in accordance with the preventive and precautionary measures recommended by the competent health authorities, and includes the countries of the European Union, Switzerland, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan. , Eritrea, Kenya, Djibouti, and Somalia.
The suspension also includes entry from those countries, or entry of those who were present within the 14 days prior to his arrival.
The movement of passengers through all land ports with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has also been suspended, while commercial and freight traffic is still allowed, and humanitarian and exceptional cases pass.
The decision gives 72 hours to citizens, and those who have a valid residence permit for citizens of those countries to return to the Kingdom, before the travel suspension decision comes into effect.
The decision to suspend health practitioners working in the Kingdom has excluded citizens of the Philippines and India, evacuation, shipping and trade trips, with the necessary and necessary precautions taken.