Merge 104.8 | 15 October 2020
Brigadier General Said Al Asmi from Director General of Operations at Royal Oman Police said on Thursday that expatriates with expired visas outside Oman cannot return to the Sultanate.
Al Asmi said that this decision was made by the Supreme Committee for Combatting COVID-19.
He explained that only residents with a valid visa can return.
In its 17th press conference, the Supreme Committee hosted Dr Anas Al Kimyani, a doctor who contracted COVID-19 and was admitted to the ICU for five weeks.
Al Kimyani spoke about his experience to raise awareness about the dangers of the disease and its long-term damage to the body.