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Coronavirus: Pakistan bans flights from 12 countries from March 23

UK shifted from category C to B

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 21, 2021 | Last Updated: 10 months ago
Posted: Mar 21, 2021 | Last Updated: 10 months ago

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Pakistan has banned arrivals from 12 countries from March 23 to April 5, its Civil Aviation Authority announced Saturday.

These 12 C-category countries include Botswana, Brazil, Columbia, Comoros, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

Travellers from 20 A-category countries do not require any PCR test to enter Pakistan.

These countries include Australia, Bhutan, China, Fiji, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mongolia, Mauritania, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago and Vietnam.

All other countries fall in the B category. Travellers from these countries require negative PCR test results on arrival in Pakistan. The results must not be older than 72 hours.

In a revised notification issued by the CAA, United Kingdom has been moved from the C-category to the B-category.

The story was originally published on Saturday, March 20, 2021.

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  1. Asmat Jamal  March 22, 2021 1:57 pm/ Reply

    NCOC needs to revisit these SOPs and should open travelling for all passengers irrespective of countries who have been vaccinated with a fresh PCR test report and stop categorizing the countries in A, B and C.

  2. upesh  March 25, 2021 2:51 pm/ Reply

    and where is uk why they did not ban uk yet

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