Two kids pose for a photograph at Dubai International Airport.
Dubai Airport Terminal 3 received its first visitors since the closure of the airport due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai in a series of videos confirmed that the airport has received families and residents who were stranded abroad.
The videos were shared around 12.30pm on Tuesday.
The video shows that travellers adhering to the mandatory preventive measure put in place by the UAE.
The Customs officials were also seen wearing the facemasks.
Social distancing was maintained with paper works were done at desk kept at distances.
Some residents were happy to be back in country.
The GDRFA also said residents with valid visa will not be rejected. Their application will be scheduled accordingly so that they can enter the country without hassle.
The team was briefed about the most important health measures and procedures followed throughout the airport and assured of achieving the highest levels of safety for airport users.
The measures included a series of precautionary initiatives, which ensure the health and safety of travellers, while maintaining the smooth flow of air traffic, in conjunction with the decision to open flights and allow citizens and residents to travel and receive visitors.
Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi was accompanied during the tour by Jamal Al Hayy, Vice President of Dubai Airports, Brigadier Ali Ateeq Bin Lahej, Director of the General Department of Airport Security, and Brigadier Mohammed Ahmed Bin Dylan Al Mazrouei, Deputy Director of the General Department of Airport Security and representatives from Dubai Customs and Emirates Airlines.
Authorities have also issued guidelines for the people wishing to travel abroad with the aim of limiting the spread of the virus.
A passenger of American nationality passed away after landing in Dubai on June 6th, authorities said.
Dubai Airports, DXB, today announced its pledge to ban single-use plastics from consumer spaces at the world’s busiest international airport effective 1st January 2020.
The SPEA said if parents are reluctant to send kids to the schools in the first phase of reopening, they can choose the distance learning option.
The ministry announced one death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 358.
The statement comes as a big relief to Indians who were stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic.