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UAE Directs Traveling Citizens To Carry Passports

 The United Arab Emirates Foreign Ministry department told Emirates traveling through the Kingdom to other GCC states to carry their passports.   The foreign ministry previously suspended the use of ID cards as travel documents for travelling Emirates or Saudis. 

Director of the Consulate at the UAE’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement - “In the wake of Saudi Arabia’s decision to suspend the use of ID cards to travel between the Kingdom and the UAE, we appeal to UAE citizens who wish to visit Saudi Arabia or cross the Kingdom to travel to other GCC countries to use their passports.”  Sultan Al Qurtasi Al Nuami said for those Emirates already in Saudi Arabia, the UAE embassy in Riyadh and its consulate in Jeddah will issue special documents. 

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