RAWALPINDI: Saudis living in Pakistan and four other Asian countries were advised to return home “as soon as possible”, as no flights would be available from those countries, even if Riyadh decides to resume international flights next month. .
The other four countries are India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Philippines.
According to a notification issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GACA) on Friday, the decision was made after an increase in coronavirus cases in these countries.
The Saudi authorities have also temporarily banned flights from several countries in the European Union and Switzerland.