In this era of Corona era, it will be easy to go from Kuwait to India or from India to Kuwait. According to the news agency Reuters, a cabinet statement on Wednesday said that Kuwait will once again resume commercial flights with India and Egypt along with other countries.
During the visit, the COVID-19 measures prescribed by the Ministerial Committee will be carefully followed. Apart from India, Kuwait has also decided to resume flights with Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
The Gulf country had banned commercial flights from many countries including India on the advice of health authorities amid rising cases of corona. Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation said in April that all passengers coming directly from India or from any other country would be banned from entering Kuwait as long as they had traveled outside India at least. 14 days have not passed.
Earlier this month, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) lifted the ban on the entry of passengers coming from India and five other countries with effect from August 5. While the ban on travel from India to UAE is still in force. On the other hand, Indians who have a valid residency visa permit and have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travel. They have been kept in the exempted special category.
Passengers will have to apply for an entry permit online before traveling and show a negative PCR test 48 hours before take-off. International flights from India to Dubai were suspended on 22 April. When the second wave of Covid-19 was going on in the whole country.
From 7 August, the UAE opened its doors for flights coming from India. According to the Indian Embassy in Kuwait, more than one million members of the Indian community live in Kuwait. Which is the largest expatriate community in the country.
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