The United Arab Emirates has issued a travel advisory after temporarily suspending the issuance of Travel Visas to 11 countries, including Kenya.
Countries in the Suspension list include Kenya, Turkey, Iran, Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria.
The gulf nation has issued the travel advisory following surging cases of Covid-19 in Kenya.
During this time of the year, millions flock into UAE -Dubai, which is among the leading tourist destinations globally.
However, according to the newsrooms’ statement, the travel advisory will not affect people already with Visas in the country.
The gulf nation recently started issuing “Golden Visas” to foreign Ph.D. holders and other highly skilled professionals.
The Golden Visa will allow the professionals to stay in the country for up to 10 years.