Emiratis told to leave Mena country


UAE Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, travel warning

The ministry advised citizens currently in Lebanon to contact the UAE Embassy in Beirut.

By Wam

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Published: Sat 19 Oct 2019, 7:10 AM

Last updated: Sun 20 Oct 2019, 8:28 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, has warned UAE citizens against travelling to Lebanon until further notice due to recent security developments.
Khalid Belhoul, MoFAIC Under-Secretary, has advised Emirati citizens currently in Lebanon to contact the UAE Embassy in Beirut to arrange for their safe return home.

Emirati citizens can call the following numbers for assistance: 009615928000, 0096171111856, or 009718004444.
Lebanon has been witnessing protests over deteriorating economic situations and the announcement of new taxes.
Saudi Arabia's Embassy in Beirut also warned its citizens not to travel to Lebanon, and called on Saudi nationals already in the country to avoid protest areas.

Meanwhile, Kuwait's embassy in Lebanon asked citizens wishing to travel to Lebanon to wait because of the current protests and unrest.
Bahrain warned against travel to Lebanon and called on its citizens in the country to leave immediately. 

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