Friday, July 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia temporarily prohibits pilgrimages to Mecca

Featured

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on...

Trump attends a graduation ceremony for officers, amid disputes with the Pentagon

US President Donald Trump is taking part in a ceremony to hand over certificates at the prestigious West Point...

Malaysia: coordinating border controls to combat migrant smuggling

The Malaysia police announced their cooperation with the armed forces and other enforcement agencies in conducting coordinated border controls...
Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

The Saudi Kingdom has announced restrictive measures against citizens from coronavirus-affected countries.

Riad has announced that pilgrims will be temporarily barred from entering Mecca in order to implement “international standards” to combat the spread of coronavirus worldwide.

The Kingdom says that these procedures are temporary and subject to continuous evaluation by the competent authorities. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges citizens not to undertake travel to countries where coronavirus (COVID) is spreading,” – the government note.

At the same time, Saudi Arabia announced the ban on entry for tourists who previously traveled to countries affected by the virus.

There are already several Middle Eastern countries where coronavirus cases have been confirmed, with at least 139 infected in Iran, 33 in Bahrain and 26 in Kuwait.

According to the latest available data, there are over 81,000 cases of infection of the new Chinese coronavirus, with a toll that speaks of about 2800 victims worldwide.

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

Latest News

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...

Related News