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24 Ottobre 2021

Kuwait

KUWAIT RETURNS TO NORMAL LIFE

The government on 20th October announced a “cautious” return to pre-pandemic life, ending 20 months of closures. From Oct 24, the airport will resume operations at full capacity and all types of visas will be issued. HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al- Sabah   announced the cancellation of all restrictions which the government began to impose in late February last year to contain the spread of the coronavirus.The Cabinet allowed the return of conferences and wedding parties, provided only vaccinated people are allowed to attend and participants should wear masks.  The decision is effective from October 24. The Cabinet also decided to lift the requirement to wear masks in open areas from Oct 24, but masks remain compulsory in closed areas.The Cabinet asked the interior ministry and the   manpower authority to start issuing all types of visas to people vaccinated with approved vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) from Oct 24. The Cabinet also directed the Civil Aviation Department to operate Kuwait airport at its full capacity of around 30,000 passengers per day from Oct 24.Kuwait's land border and sea terminals will also operate at full capacity.The minister said PCR tests will remain in place for travelers arriving to Kuwait, and unvaccinated arrivals will be quarantined.  To enter the country, foreigners must be fully vaccinated with authorized vaccines in Kuwait, while those who have taken other vaccines must take a third booster dose of a vaccine authorized by Kuwait.    (ICE KUWAIT)


Fonte notizia: Kuwait times