NewsMarch 17, 2020

Maldives Implements Temporary Travel Ban on UK, Malaysia

The Maldives government has imposed a temporary ban on tourist arrivals from Malaysia and the United Kingdom (UK) amid the spread of COVID-19.

In a recent news conference, government spokesperson Mabrook Azeez has announced that arrivals from the UK will be halted from midnight of March 19, while arrivals from Malaysia will be halted from 17th March, 6 pm.

The Government has previously taken border control measures by temporarily suspending all tourist arrivals from China, Italy, Bangladesh, Iran, parts of South Korea, Spain, and certain regions of Germany and France.