Maldives to reopen its borders for international travel

Maldives is reopening its borders for international travel from Wednesday with health and safety protocols in place, to protect tourists and residents from COVID.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited international airport in Male to check on the operations Tuesday evening. He was briefed on the measures in place to screen passengers as well as on their testing capacity, and protocols in place to ensure social distancing and good hygiene.

Government has prepared safety measures to be enforced at ports and guest facilities including mandatory testing for airport arrivals. Maldives is heavily dependent on tourism for its economic activities which was suspended in wake of COVID.

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