The United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abuja has denied reports making the rounds that it is restricting the issuance of visa to Nigerian visitors.
The embassy debunked the reports in a statement released in Abuja and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria .
“In an affirmation of the growing bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, the UAE Embassy in Abuja denies the accuracy of the information
contained in these reports.
nationalities as of March 17, 2020.
“After entering the recovery phase of the pandemic, the UAE eased some measures on July 7, permitting visitors from various countries to adhere to the necessary precautionary measures,
“This includes those visiting from Nigeria.
“However, travel between the UAE and Nigeria has remained limited due to the closure of the Nigerian airspace.
“And the UAE Embassy in Abuja continues to work closely with the Nigerian Government to obtain the necessary approvals to facilitate travel between the two countries.
“The UAE Embassy in Abuja calls upon the public to verify the authenticity of such reports and to seek information from the official sources,” the embassy said in the statement.
Edited By: Emmanuel Yashim (NAN)https://nnn.ng/uae-not-restricting-visa-issuance-to-nigerian-visitors-embassy/