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Gulf Today Report
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of ‘Green List’ destinations (effective from June 13). Passengers arriving from 28 countries will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Countries, regions, and territories included within the ‘Green List’ will be regularly updated based on international development. Inclusion in the list is subject to strict criteria of health and safety to ensure the well-being of the UAE community. The list also only applies to countries passengers are arriving from rather than citizenship.
Please note below the updated ‘Green List’ destinations as of June 13:
9· Hong Kong (SAR)
18· New Zealand
21· Saudi Arabia
23· South Korea
26· Taiwan, Province of China
28· UzbekistanMore information on the ‘Green List’ can be found on www.visitabudhabi.com. DCT Abu Dhabi will also continue to issue updates on the list and overall travel status in the coming months
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Also, 2,144 individuals recovered and seven people passed away, the Ministry added.
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