RIYADH — Saudi Arabia has warned its citizens against traveling to Indonesia directly or indirectly due to coronavirus concerns. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported the news on Wednesday, citing an official source at the Ministry of Interior.
In the statement carried by the SPA, the interior ministry source said that the move is based on the government’s keenness on the safety of citizens who wish to travel abroad as Indonesia is witnessing a surge in cases of coronavirus new variant.
The interior ministry called on the citizens, who are already in Indonesia, to exercise caution, stay away from areas witnessing the spread of the virus, follow all precautionary measures and return to the Kingdom at the earliest, the statement added.
In a separate news from MINA, Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif, the chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, expressed his pride in the great efforts made by all security men and their colleagues from the Presidency of State Security and civil authorities participating in the Hajj operation.
He praised the admirable efforts made by all ministries and other agencies in making the Hajj operation a great success.