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Good and bad news for Indians in the Gulf! UAE gave a big blow when Oman opened its doors

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Gulf Countries: Earlier it was reported that Indians who have UAE residence visa issued by Dubai but its period has expired, will be allowed to enter Dubai till November 10.

Highlights

  • Oman opens doors for travelers from many countries including India
  • Entry in Oman will be available only after following the new rules
  • UAE suspends visa-on-arrival service for Indians

Abu Dhabi
Oman on Tuesday lifted the ban on travel with India due to the increase in corona cases. Oman has lifted the ban on travelers coming from many countries including India. The Civil Aviation Authority of Oman issued a circular stating that from September 1, Oman citizens, resident visa holders and those eligible to enter Oman, including those eligible for Arrival-on-Visa, can enter the country on the basis of the new conditions. Huh.

Passengers got approval from these countries
Oman has India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Philippines, Tanzania, Sudan, Brazil, Sierra Leone, UK, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Guinea, Colombia and The ban on Argentina has been lifted. Citizens of these countries can now travel to Oman provided they have proof of having had an Omana-approved vaccine. It is necessary to have a QR code on the vaccine certificate.

Entry will be available only on these rules
According to the new rules, the first or second dose of the vaccine should be taken 14 days before travel. Citizens coming from abroad who have negative PCR test report with QR code will be exempted from institutional quarantine. The PCR test should be done 96 hours before a long flight and 72 hours before a short flight.

UAE suspends service for Indians
On the other hand, the UAE on Tuesday temporarily suspended the visa-on-arrival service for Indians. According to Etihad Airways, this service has been suspended for those Indians who hold a visa or residence permit from the US, UK or any country of the European Union.

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Giving information in a tweet, Etihad said that the UAE authorities have decided to temporarily suspend the visa-on-arrival service for travelers who are coming from India or have traveled to India in the last 14 days. . Last week, Etihad Airways said that Indians holding a visa or residence permit from the US, UK or any member country of the European Union can travel to Abu Dhabi.

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