Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


Saudi Arabia to lift ban on international flights from January 1


RIYADH – Saudi Arabia will allow its citizens to exit and re-enter the country through all airports, borders and ports starting January 1, 2021.

An official source of the Saudi Ministry of Interior confirmed that a royal approval has been given to completely lift travel restrictions.

“Completely lifting the restrictions on citizens leaving and returning to the Kingdom, and allowing the opening of ports for the crossing of all means of transport through land, sea and air ports, after January 1, 2021, while adhering to the current coronavirus precautionary procedures,” state news agency Saudi Press Agency reported.

The specific date and time for lifting the suspension will be announced 30 days prior to January 1, according to the SPA.

If required, the Ministry of Health may impose certain health requirements for travelers and carriers during travel, and in the halls of airports, ports, and stations. ICA/Expat Media

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