- Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has removed 7 countries from its ‘Green List’
- The updated list now includes Bhutan and Iceland
- Countries regions and territories included within the ‘green list’ will be regularly updated based on international development
THoD Newsdesk, Abu Dhabi: As per the latest report issued by Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism, 7 countries have been removed from the city’s ‘Green List’, bringing down the previous overall tally. The updated list now includes Bhutan and Iceland but leaves out Bahrain, Falkland Islands, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, St Kitts and Nevis and Thailand.
Names on the list are strictly in accordance with the highest of health standards, to ensure the welfare of the UAE community. Further, the list also applies to countries from where passengers are arriving rather than their citizenship.
Passengers arriving from these ‘Green List’ regions will be exempted from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at the airport. As per an official statement, countries regions and territories included within the ‘green list’ will be regularly updated based on international development.
Abu Dhabi’s ‘Green List’ as yet includes:
- Hong Kong (SAR)
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
Abu Dhabi has tightened its restrictions in the last week to arrest the surging number of COVID-19 cases reported in the region. Moreover, all parties and gatherings have been suspended and all movie theatres within the emirate have been closed.