Over 6,500 expats have returned to UAE since lockdown: ministry

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The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed that more than 6,500 foreign nationals have already returned to the Gulf state since the country allowed residents to return in the wake of the covid-19 induced lockdown. According to a report in Al-Arabiya English, flights that allow UAE residents to travel back to the Emirates have only recently been announced, with passengers able to fly once UAE government approval has been granted. All international flights were suspended on 23 March. For UAE residents and tourists looking to return home during the lockdown, airlines ...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.