BAHRAINI MINISTER ISSUES PROCEDURES BASED ON SEVERING TIES WITH QATAR

Bahrain’s Minister of Interior has issued decisions, to implement the Cabinet directives, following the decision to sever ties with Qatar.

The directives were issued by the Cabinet, at its weekly session, chaired by the Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, to all ministries and departments, to take the necessary measures.

In his decision, the Minister of Interior, Shaikh Rahid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, directed all concerned departments, to bar Bahrainis from travelling to, staying in or transiting through Qatar, and Qataris from entering or transiting through Bahrain.

Under the decision, Qatari residents and visitors have 14 days to leave the Kingdom.

The minister also directed to follow up on the exit of Qatari boats and ships, beyond Bahrain’s territorial waters.–

Source: NAM News Network