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Breaking news: Abu Dhabi is set to allow quarantine-free travel from 1 July


India is still exempt, but this will be reviewed once the second wave subsides.

The UAE’s The National newspaper has reported that “Abu Dhabi plans to remove quarantine restrictions for global travellers from July 1, except for those travelling from India, and will expand its green list of countries until then to boost tourism in the emirate.”

The news outlet quoted Ali Al Shaiba, executive director of tourism and marketing at the Department of Culture and Tourism, as saying “Abu Dhabi will be open for everyone with no quarantine protocol starting from July 1.” 

It was also reported that Ali Al Shaiba said that everybody would be welcomed to the emirate but with different protocol.

Gulf News also reported that Ali said: “Abu Dhabi will ‘enhance its border with Dubai to make travel easier: “We’re working with the government on a plan for that border to make it more tourist friendly”

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