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

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    The UAE’s restriction on 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 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 from countries where have been suspended will be able to 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 departure airports would set up separate lounges for transiting travellers.

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

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

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

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


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