UAE nationals now allowed to travel to Lebanon
Emiratis were banned from travelling to the country in 2016
UAE’s foreign ministry announced that Emiratis will be allowed to travel to Lebanon from 8 October 2019.
The country had issued a travel warning to its citizens since the start of the Syrian war in 2011, this was followed by a ban in 2016 that prohibited Emiratis to travel to the country, the National reported.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met with Saad Hariri, PM of Lebanon, who is currently on a visit to participate in the second UAE-Lebanon Investment Forum in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting the leaders discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them across all levels.
Earlier this year, Saudi Arabia said that it was lifting its travel warning to its citizens not to travel to Lebanon.