x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 January 2018

UAE warns football fans travelling to Bahrain to observe laws

The ministry has set up a 24-hour operations room to handle any emergencies that might arise as Emiratis flock to Bahrain for the Gulf Cup final.

ABU DHABI // Emiratis travelling to Bahrain to cheer on the national football team have been urged to observe the laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain, including the traffic rules on the highways.

In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on state news agency, WAM, fans were asked to obey the rules for their own safety.

The UAE Embassy in Manama has set up a 24-hour operations room to assist the citizens in cases of emergency, said Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed, Undersecretary of the Ministry.

Citizens can call the ministry on (00971) 600 599 991 or the UAE Embassy on (00973) 17 748 333