Saudi Arabia bans fruits, vegetables from Indian state
The decision was taken by the Saudi Food and Drug Administration.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned fruits and vegetables from the Indian state of Kerala.
The decision taken by the Saudi Food and Drug Administration comes in view of the deadly Nipah Virus that killed 16 people in the Indian state.
"The ban was based on reports from the World Health Organization sparking concerns over the deadly Nipah virus in India," Al Arabiya reported.
Earlier, the UAE also banned all fruits and vegetables imported from the state of Kerala following the Nipah virus outbreak.
So far there has been 18 positive cases of Nipah infection, of whom 16 people have died.
نشكركم زوار العرب اليوم على تصفح موقعنا وفى حالة كان لديك اى استفسار بخصوص هذا الخبر Saudi Arabia bans fruits, vegetables from Indian state برجاء ابلاغنا او ترك تعليق الأسفل المصدر : khaleejtimes