M'sians in Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq told to brace for travel disruptions


PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra has warned all Malaysians currently in Iran, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq to be fully prepared to have their schedules disrupted after tensions escalated between Iran and Israel earlier on Sunday (April 14).

In a travel advisory, it said the situation is being monitored closely and Malaysians in the region are advised to make necessary adjustments to their travel plans as a result of the above countries closing their airspace.

"The government is (watching) developments in the Middle East following the recent Iran-Israel tensions.

"As a result of the escalating tensions, several countries, including Iran, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, have closed their airspace.

"Malaysians in the region should be prepared for potential disruptions to flight schedules and are advised to make the necessary adjustments to their travel plans.

"In case of an emergency or if you require assistance while abroad, kindly contact the nearest Malaysian embassy or consulate," said Wisma Putra.

Those in need of help may contact:

1. Embassy of Malaysia in Tehran, Iran, No 25, 2nd Alley, North Zarafshan St., Shahrak e-Gharb (+9821880724444/ +982188078606) or email mwtehran@kln.gov.my/mwconsular.teh@gmail.com.

2. Embassy of Malaysia in Amman, Jordan, No 5, Hassan Al-Kayed Street, off Abai Street, Abdoun, Amman 1183, Jordan (+96265902400/ +962785902400) or email mwamman@kln.gov.my

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