China's President Xi Jinping attends an event. File photo
China's President Xi Jinping said on Monday that a new virus which has killed three people and infected more than 200 across China must be "resolutely contained", in his first public comments on the outbreak.
State broadcaster CCTV reported that Xi said "the safety of people's lives and their physical health should be given top priority", as the virus fuelled fears of a major outbreak during the Lunar New Year migration this week.
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Even as 288 persons in Kerala have been kept under medical observation in the wake of the coronavirus scare, state health Minister K.K. Shailaja asserted that there was no reason for any concern.
The deadly virus, which experts believe emanated from a wild animal market in the city of Wuhan last month, has triggered a desperate Chinese containment effort after spreading nationwide and to more than a dozen other countries.
The authorities said that after the issuance of the visit visa, the tourist must enter the country within 60 days from the date of issuance, and the validity of the entry permit will be 30 days or 60 days, depending on the visa sought.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has installed over 17,500 new directional signs in parking control zones across Dubai. These signs provide details about public parking fees, service hours, and payment channels.
On June 1, 2009, the carrier welcomed its first passengers on board its inaugural flight FZ 157 from Dubai to Beirut. Since then, flydubai has been changing the way people travel around the region by enabling them to travel to more places...