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UAE Introduces New Regulations

United Arab Emirates (UAE) have introduced strict new regulations, UAE Ministry of Health announced the requirement for all tourists and residents entering the UAE to complete an electronic form to obtain online approval to carry medication for personal use, prior to entering the country.

Part of Abu Dhabi, UAE with surrounding area viewed from the helicopter. Many details are visible in the image.

Holidaymakers wishing to bring in medication for personal use now have to seek permission to enter the UAE with it.

An online form has to be filled out by those declaring medication – and those who do not do so could be prosecuted and face jail time.