The UAE and Serbia signed an MOU regarding a quarantine-free travel corridor for fully vaccinated people. The move comes as part of a joint UAE-Serbian cooperation and coordination agreement to press ahead with measures aimed at recovery from the fallout of COVID-19.
The quarantine-free travel corridor will ease the travel of vaccinated people holding vaccination certificates issued by health authorities in the two countries, as of May 15, without the need to apply health quarantine requirements upon arrival, while abiding by precautionary measures, to ensure safe travel for all.
The signing ceremony, held virtually, was attended from the UAE side by Her Exellency Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and on the Serbian side, by Her Excellency Tatjana Matić, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Communications.
The step reflects the determination of the leaderships of both countries to ease the movement of individuals and achieve the desired goals of fully vaccinated populations.
As per the new rule, citizens and expatriate residents, who want to benefit from the quarantine-free travel corridor, need to show evidence confirming they have received the last shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the approved applications or certificates issued by health authorities. Passengers can also present the results of the laboratory examination / PCR / through these applications.
This partnership and strategic cooperation between the two countries is of high importance in light of the challenges that the world faces due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This cooperation and coordination also supports the two countries' efforts to combat and overcome the pandemic.