Only commercial trucks will be allowed entry to the country through land border crossings
Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that land crossing with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait and Bahrain will be limited to commercial trucks only and arrivals from the three countries are temporarily restricted to entry through airports, as part of the Kingdom's efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, reported Arab News.
An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that as per the recommendations of the health authorities in Saudi Arabia, the government decided to temporarily restrict entry to the Kingdom for travelers from the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain to the following airports only: King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, and King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.
Only commercial trucks will be allowed entry to the country through land border crossings.
The Saudi health ministry said it will take all the necessary precautions at the aforementioned airports and the procedures will also apply to the truck drivers and their companions.