UAE & Bahrain to open safe travel corridor for vaccinated travelers

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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The UAE and Bahrain have established a safe travel corridor for travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as part of their joint cooperation and coordination as well as their joint efforts to recover from the pandemic.

The two countries have said in a joint statement, “The travel corridor will enable people to travel between the two countries starting from the first day of Eid al-Fitr without the need to quarantine. They will be required to adhere to the precautionary measures adopted by the destination country, which were recently updated to ensure safer travel for everyone.”

This step also shows the determination of the two countries leaders to facilitate the movement of people and achieve the goals of their vaccination campaigns for all segments of the community.

Citizens and residents in both countries who wish to benefit from the quarantine exemption must show proof that they have received the full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine via approved applications and certificates, most notably the ‘Al Hosn’ app in the UAE and the ‘BeAware Bahrain‘ app in Bahrain. Additionally, passengers can save their PCR test results on the two apps.

Passengers can present their (PCR) results through said applications in case they are needed upon arrival according to the approved precautionary measures

The strategic partnership between the UAE and Bahrain is critical in light of the significant challenges that the world is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as it supports their efforts to address and overcome the crisis, according to the statement.

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