POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

Egypt imposes entry visas on Qatari citizens

Staff Writer |
Egypt is to be imposing the need for visas to Qatari citizens starting Thursday, official journal says.

Article continues below






The decision, which was published in the official journal, was approved by the Egyptian Interior Ministry and Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa also ordered the imposition of visas on visitors from Qatar on October 30th.

In June, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain all abruptly cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups in the region.

The four states also threatened Qatar with additional sanctions if Doha failed to meet a long list of demands,


What to read next

EU gives U.S. six months to come clean on visa policy
U.S., China to extend visa validity
India liberalizes e-visa regime for foreign tourists