Pakistan issues new procedures for international travellers

SourceGulf Insider
SectorTransport
CountryMiddle east

Amid an alarming resurgence in the number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths, Pakistan has issued fresh standard operating procedures (SOPs) for international travellers.The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday issued an updated list of countries for categories A, B and C for which these SOPs will be valid until December 31, reports Dawn news.RT-PCR tests of passengers from countries that have been placed in category A are not required.The countries are Australia, China, Cote D’lvoire, Cuba, Fiji, Finland, Iceland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malawi, Maldives, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.According to the CAA, passengers from the countries placed in categories B and C will be required to provide negative RT-PCR test, conducted 96 hours prior to the flight, failing which the airline reserves the right to deny issuance of boarding pass.Comments ...read more...