The suspension of international flights and entry and exit; by land and sea via all ports and crossing points of the Kingdom will continue until further notice. This is according to what was approved by the relevant authorities; SPA quoted on Sunday the Minister of Transport and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the PTA Eng. Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser as stating.
On his own behalf and on behalf of all employees of the Ministry of Transport and the transportation system, Eng. Al-Jasser expressed sincere thanks to King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense; on the issuance of the approval to lift the curfew completely all over the Kingdom as well as return to normal conditions.
Al-Jasser expressed his pride in the efforts exerted by the leadership throughout the previous stage in confronting this pandemic; with all its challenges and mitigating its negative impacts as well as repercussions.
The leadership provided its generous support to all agencies in the government and private sectors in general; and the transportation sector in particular, throughout this crisis. It also stressed that this support contributed to the completion of many safety works with a total length of 2.77 million meters in various regions of the Kingdom; aside from cleaning and maintenance works during curfew hours, Al-Jasser said.
The Transport Minister stressed the importance of integration with all transportation users to address the challenges of the stage by their cooperation and having the sense of responsibility that will cause them to comply with the necessary preventative measures and returning to normal life with caution.
He also confirmed the readiness of the system and all its facilities and installations for the next stage by its commitment to the necessary precautionary and preventive measures and its commitment to the directives of the prudent leadership that place man’s health at the top of its priorities.