The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced the reopening of all land, sea and air ports of the Kingdom and the complete lifting of the suspension of international flights, while allowing citizens to travel as of March 31, 2021.
The official Saudi “SPA” agency quoted an official source in the Ministry of Interior as saying in a statement that, starting on March 31, 2021, “citizens will be allowed to travel outside the Kingdom and return to it,” and “the suspension of international flights will be fully lifted,” in addition to Completely opening the land, sea and air ports.
The source stated: “The implementation of the above will be in accordance with the procedures and precautions set by the concerned committee to take all necessary precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the Kingdom in coordination with the concerned authorities.”
He explained that this decision was taken due to the continuation of the new Corona virus pandemic, and what many countries of the world are witnessing from a second wave of this pandemic accompanied by the emergence of new mutated strains of the virus faster in the rates of spread, and due to the decrease in new cases of Corona virus emerging in the Kingdom during the current period … And in the interest of preserving the safety and health of citizens, maintaining low incidence in the Kingdom, and the importance of completing the arrival of the required quantities of the vaccine during the coming period and distributing it to the regions of the Kingdom to immunize the groups most vulnerable to serious complications due to infection.
Source: SPA + agencies