Interior Ministry's Official Source: Date for Lifting Travel Suspension for Citizens, Opening all Land, Sea, Air Outlets, in full, Postponed to May 17

Friday 1442/6/16 - 2021/01/29
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Riyadh, Jan 29, 2021, SPA -- An official source, at the Ministry of Interior, announced here today that in furtherance to the statement issued on 24/5/1442 AH corresponding to 8/1/2021 AD.
Regarding the announcement of the date of lifting the ban on citizens departing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and allowing opening all outlets.
Based on the Minister of Health statement that the Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers were late, in delivering contracted batches, on the specific times.
And due to the importance of reaching high community immunity rates, in the Kingdom, before allowing travel and in light of the second wave of the pandemic, in many countries.
And in keenness on the public health, in the Kingdom, and to maintain low infection rates.
The Ministry of Interior would like to announce amending the date of lifting the travel suspension for citizens and opening all land, sea and air outlets, in full, to start from 1:00 am on Monday 5/10/1442 AH corresponding to 17/5/2021 AD.
Instead of 18/8/1442 AH corresponding to 31/3/2021 AD, with the continuation of the Ministry of Health to follow up relevant developments.
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