Total UAE ban on travel to Lebanon

By Rajive Singh

Saudi asks nationals to leave Lebanon

ABU DHABI 10 November 2017: In a statement issued yesterday, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation urged the UAE’s citizens to completely avoid travelling to Lebanon from the UAE or from any other country, said Wam.

It did not clarify why it has issued a travel ban.

Usually countries advise travel ban to their nationals when they see risks to their citizens.

Meanwhile, the Saudi Press Agency reported that the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Lebanon issued a statement yesterday urging Saudi citizens whether visitors or residents to leave Lebanon as soon as possible.

“Due to the situation in the Republic of Lebanon, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Republic of Lebanon asks visiting and resident Saudi citizens in Lebanon to leave it as soon as possible.”