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UAE suspends Afghan flights amid virus fears

AT Monitoring Desk

KABUL: The United Arab Emirates is set to suspend civil flights from Afghanistan as of July 11, fearing the corronavirus outbreak.

However, transit flights would be active, said the official news agency WAM on Saturday.

The UAE will also disallow its citizens from traveling to Afghanistan, with the exception of diplomatic missions, emergency medical treatment cases, official delegations and previously authorized economic and scientific delegations, said the news agency citing the General Civil Aviation Authority and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

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