Tehran (IP) – The Iranian Interior Minister says that the approach of the National Task Force for Combatting Coronavirus is to facilitate Nowruz trips.

Iran PressIran News: Spring is about to kick in, and people are getting ready to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and use the holiday to travel.

Nowruz, which has been celebrated every year by Iranians since three millennia ago, means new day in Persian and it marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. Iran has made it obligatory for travelers to have received at least two doses of the COVID vaccine.

Attending a press conference after a meeting of the National Task Force for Combatting Coronavirus on Tuesday, Ahmad Vahidi announced that the task force would not pass a resolution banning Nowruz travel, but Iranians would also have to follow health protocols.

He said there would be penalties for violators and those who did not get the two doses of the COVID vaccine.

The interior minister noted that receiving two doses of the vaccine is mandatory in the system of the National Task Force for Combatting Coronavirus, but in some foreign trips, it is possible that the third dose would also be mandatory and be applied in the system.


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