In December 2021, BBG Abu Dhabi celebrated its 25th anniversary and announced its intention to become British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi in January 2022. Read the story of the organisation's strategic review that led to the transition, the rebrand, the changes to governance, and the benefits for members of BCC AD.
As of 31 October 2021, Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated entry requirements for events and exhibitions, including those related to business, entertainment and sport, all attendees must have green status on Al Hosn app and a negative PCR test result within 96 hours.
It will no longer be mandatory to wear face masks in certain places in the UAE, according to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) and National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA). However, people will still need to observe a safe two-metre distance from others.
The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated the procedure to enter Abu Dhabi emirate from within the UAE, and has approved the cancellation of Covid-19 testing requirements to enter, effective Sunday, 19 September 2021.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announces the reduction of PCR test price in all medical facilities across UAE to become AED 50. All health centers and laboratories are obliged to deliver the PCR test results within 24 hours, effective as of today.