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    The United Arab Emirates has lifted its prohibition on transit flights from a number of nations, including Nepal.


    The UAE’s restriction on transit passenger traffic from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, and other countries will be lifted on August 5, according to the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA).

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United Arab Emirates, a key travel hub, has prohibited passengers from numerous South Asian and African countries for several months.

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    Passengers travelling from countries where flights have been suspended will be able to transit via NCEMA airports starting Thursday if they submit negative PCR tests taken 72 hours prior to departure, according to NCEMA on Twitter.

    The body added that final destination authorisation would be required, and that UAE departure airports would up separate lounges for transiting travellers.

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    Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Uganda were all included in the transit prohibition.

    According to NCEMA, the prohibition on travellers from these countries the UAE would be lifted for people with valid residency and who have been recognised as completely vaccinated by Emirati authorities.

    They would, however, to apply for online entry permits ahead time and provide a negative PCR test taken 48 hours before departure.

    Those in the Gulf Arab state’s medical, educational, or government sectors, as well as those studying or completing treatment in the UAE, as well as humanitarian cases, would be excluded from the vaccination requirement.

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