UAE issues hunting, fishing travel ban list
Citizens are urged to review the travel warnings list on the MoFAIC site.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, highlighted the importance for UAE citizens wishing to travel abroad to review country specific travel advice and hunting laws on the ministry website or via its smart application, 'UAEMOFAIC'.
According to an updated list - published on the MoFAIC site - UAE has banned hunting and fishing in the following countries:
- Algeria (due to security conditions)
- Brazil (wild fishing in prohibited)
- China (ban on carrying weapons for hunting)
- Bangladesh (No hunting grounds)
- Vietnam (illegal)
- Sri Lanka (flora and fauna protection act)
- Hong Kong (wild fishing ban)
- Oman (wild fishing ban)
The ministry aims to raise UAE citizen's awareness of the latest travel updates for the sake of their personal safety and security.
Citizens are also urged to sign up to the 'Twajudi' service, and register their families, senior citizens and children. Twajudi, a service provided by MoFAIC, facilitates communication between Emiratis and UAE embassies abroad in cases of crises or emergencies.
Emiratis are also urged to sign up to the 'Musafir', a health insurance policy programme that assists to gain health care in case of a medical emergency while abroad.
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