UAE bans its citizens from traveling to Nepal over Covid-19 risks

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Kathmandu: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned its citizens from traveling to several countries including Nepal.

This comes after the UAE last month extended the travel ban on passengers from 14 countries until July 21 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, media reports said.

The Foreign Ministry and the National Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Authority stated that, with the start of the travel season, citizens need to comply with all precautionary and preventive measures related to Covid-19, The Express Tribune reported.

In a notice issued to Airmen (NOTAM), UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority, said flights from 14 countries, includes Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, and South Africa, will remain suspended until 23:59 hours of July 21, 2021.