The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has issued a circular to all ministries and federal entities, to explain the recently introduce precautionary measures and procedures for customers and visitors of ministries and federal entities.
The circular has been issued to explain the precautionary measures introduced to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID -19), and maintain the health and safety of employees and customers of the federal entities. It also states that it has been decided, after coordination with competent authorities, to ban all customers, visitors, employees of outsourcing companies or any other persons other than employees of the entity from entering the premises of ministries and federal entities or any of their service centers for any reason.
The decision, however, exempted a customer or visitor who is fully vaccinated against the pandemic; provides a negative nasal swab (PCR) test result, valid for a period not exceeding (48) hours from receiving the result, provided the result should be proven through AlHosn program; exempted from taking the vaccine by the competent authorities, and has a negative nasal swab (PCR) test result, valid for a period not exceeding (48) hours from receiving the result, provided the result should be proven through AlHosn program.
Those under 16 years of age are also exempted from these restrictions, according to the circular.