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Saudi Arabia requires full vaccination to board planes and use public transportation from Oct 10

Saudi Arabia announced that full vaccination will be a prerequisite to board planes and use public transportation networks starting 6 AM, Sunday, Oct. 10, SPA reported, citing an official Ministry of Interior source.

The two-dose vaccination will also be required for attending any cultural, academic, social, or entertainment event, as well as entering any governmental or private establishment.

Additionally, full vaccination will be also required for attending any economic, commercial, cultural, entertainment, sports or tourism activity.

According to the source, the categories exempted from vaccination, as shown by the Tawakkalna application, are exempt from the aforementioned conditions.

The source emphasised that all people should follow the precautionary measures and protocols adopted by the Kingdom. 


Mohammed Ameen is an expatriate blogger who loves sharing his experiences of living and working in the Gulf countries.