Covid 19 : Qatar closes borders to 14 countries

Covid 19 : Qatar closes borders to 14 countries

Covid 19 : Qatar closes borders to 14 countries

Written by Staff Writer

09 Mar, 2020 | 8:45 am

Colombo (News 1st) – The State of Qatar has temporarily suspended entry into the country from 14 different countries including Sri Lanka. The Government Communications office of Qatar noted that this decision comes as a preventive measure due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide.

Thereby entry for into Qatar has been temporarily suspended for the following countries :

Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.

The decision affects all individuals intending to enter from these countries, including visas upon arrival, those with a residence or work permit, and temporary visitors. The State of Qatar has urged all citizens and residents to avoid all but essential travel at this time.

 

 

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