Qatar is to relax restrictions on fully vaccinated travellers from Sri Lanka with effect from Wednesday, 6th October.
Sri Lanka together with India and a number of other countries are listed as Exceptional Red Countries by the Qatar authorities.
Travelers from Exceptional Red Countries aged 12 years and above who are fully vaccinated by a vaccine recognized by the Ministry of Public Health will be subject to hotel quarantine for two days from 6th October.
Children aged 11 years and under (non-vaccinated) accompanied by one or both of their parents or family members who are fully vaccinated will also be subject to hotel quarantine for two days.
Such passengers must undergo a PCR test and the result should be negative 72 hours before arriving in Qatar.
The travellers must also conduct a PCR test within 36 hours of arriving in Qatar at the quarantine hotel.
A Serology Antibody test will also be conducted at the quarantine hotel for vaccinated persons outside Qatar with one of the vaccines approved by the Ministry of Public Health. (Colombo Gazette)