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UAE suspends issuance of visit visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries


  • The United Arab Emirates on 18 Nov temporarily suspended the issuance of new visas to visitors from Pakistan and 11 other countries until further notice, the Foreign Office said.
  • The decision by the UAE authorities is “believed to be related to the 2nd wave of COVID-19,” Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement.
  • However, the suspension would not apply on already issued visas the Foreign Office said.