- KSA postpones finish of journey ban for residents and reopening of ports to Might 17
- The dominion had earlier set March 31 because the date to carry journey ban and opening ports
- Nation’s inside ministry says deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines are being delayed
Saudi Arabia has postponed the top of a ban on journey for its residents and the reopening of its ports to Might 17, the Saudi state information company SPA stated on Friday, citing an inside ministry official.
In line with Khaleej Instances, the Saudi authorities had initially deliberate to carry the ban from March 31.
The inside ministry, in line with Al Arabiya, stated that it had prolonged the ban because of the delays in vaccine deliveries and the fast unfold of coronavirus in the course of the second wave of the virus.
After Pfizer had delayed vaccine deliveries throughout the globe, Saudi Arabia was compelled to reschedule appointments for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine, the publication stated.
“The Kingdom wants to ensure that the majority of the public are immunized against the coronavirus before lifting the ban and reopening borders,” Al Arabiya reported, citing the inside ministry.
“Earlier this month, the Kingdom had warned citizens and residents against travelling to 12 countries due to the emergence of the new variant of the virus in those places,” Khaleej Instances reported.