The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday announced that residents who travelled to countries facing a travel ban can return directly to the Kingdom provided they received both doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine in the Kingdom before travelling
The 13 Travel Ban countries include India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Turkey, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Lebanon.
The Ministry also said that the restrictions will be eased gradually once the vaccination rates improve and the spread of the pandemic is controlled.
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