Saudi Arabia has announced that it would reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers as the country remained closed for 1 months due to the Coronavirus pandemic. But still there is no announcement from Riyadh regarding easing the restrictions on the Umrah, a pilgrimage which attracts millions of pilgrims from across the globe. The Ministry of Tourism announced that the Kingdom will reopen its doors to foreign travellers, and ease the suspension of entry for tourist visa holders, starting from August 1.It added that the travellers fully vaccinated with Saudi-approved jabs such as Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson or will be able to enter without the requirement of institutional quarantine, provided they are also able to show proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within the last 72 hours, and get registered their details with the health authorities.
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