UAE and Kuwait Citizens Advised Not To Travel To Thailand

 | Thu 9 Jan 2014 10:18 ICT

CityNews – The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged its citizens not to travel to Thailand, and said the department is in continuous communication with the embassy in Thailand in order to keep up with the safety of Emiratis in the Kingdom.

The city of Sharjah, one of the emirates in UAE.

Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed, the under-secretary for the UAE ministry, called on all citizens to comply with warnings until the situation could be further assessed. He added that all Emiratis must register with “My Presence Service” which is dedicated to their safety abroad.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an almost identical warning to their citizens, saying that those planning to travel to Thailand must “wait for the time being”, and said it would be wise for Kuwaiti visitors in Thailand already to depart.

Nationals can contact the UAE embassy in Thailand on +6624024000, +66871108785 and on the operations department at 0244449600.