Saudi Arabia issues a decision regarding tourist visas in the light of the suspension of flights. What is it?

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Saudi Cabinet decided, on Tuesday, not to count the period of suspension of flights due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, which is emerging from the duration of the tourist visa for visitors to the Kingdom.

And the Saudi Ministry of Tourism announced the decision of the Council of Ministers that was taken at the weekly meeting to be held every Tuesday, which included not counting the duration of flights suspended from the tourist visa for visitors.

The decision stated: “The Council of Ministers decided not to count the period of suspension of international flights, which the government has taken as part of the precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the Corona virus in the Kingdom, from the duration of the visit visa for the purpose of tourism, whether it is valid and has not been used, or that the owner was inside the Kingdom during comment”.

The decision also included not counting the period of the insurance policy period, according to the Saudi Cabinet, on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia had decided to suspend all domestic and international flights in the context of facing the outbreak of the Corona virus in the country, and as of April 14, Saudi Arabia had registered more than 5,000 cases of this disease.