Abu Dhabi travel ban extended for a further week

The ruling will be looked at again on June 22

 Abu DhabiBank Photos  Abu Dhabi  Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 12232016 Photo by Grace Guino  ITP Images
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Abu DhabiBank Photos Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 12232016 Photo by Grace Guino ITP Images

The borders of Abu Dhabi will remain closed for another week. 

No-one from outside of Abu Dhabi has been able to enter since June 2 without a special permit. 

There has also been no movement between Abu Dhabi itself, Al Ain and Al Dhafra, and no-one from Abu Dhabi has been able to leave. 

It was initially in place for a week, but that was extended for a second week and now the ruling has been renewed for a third. 

The renewal was announced on Abu Dhabi Media Office's Twitter account. 

It says the extension starts tomorrow (Tuesday June 16) and the decision will be revisted next week.

Checkpoints are in place at the borders and perits must be shown. Permits can be requested here.

The decision comes as Abu Dhabi prepares to reopen its museums and cultural sites and bars and restaurants in the city open up once more. 

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