Cairo: Kuwaiti authorities have given the inexperienced mild for the return of international well being employees and their households stranded overseas attributable to journey restrictions, native media stated Thursday.
The Normal Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a choice authorizing all employees of the Ministry of Well being and their first-degree kinfolk, holders of legitimate residence permits and entry visas, to re-enter the nation on direct or transit flights, Al Rai newspaper reported. They embrace the employee, the partner and the kids.
The choice was issued on directions from the Ministry of Well being, in line with DGCA spokesman Saad Al Oteibi.
“Beforehand, the Ministry of Well being despatched lists of names and numbers of essential workers. However after coordination with civil aviation, the choice was taken authorizing the fast return of all employees from the Ministry of Well being, ”the official instructed Al Rai.
Staff and their households will endure well being quarantine measures upon their arrival in Kuwait, he added.
The return choice applies to well being ministry officers from completely different nations, together with the 34 nations coated by a Kuwait flight ban, Al Qabas newspaper reported citing an official supply.
In August, Kuwait suspended flights with dozens of high-risk nations, citing issues over the unfold of the novel coronavirus.