Lahore, 23rd April: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) extends travel restrictions on 23 countries amid the rising coronavirus cases in Pakistan.
According to reports, CAA has issued orders to extend the travel restrictions for international passengers arriving from Category C countries till April 30.
A notification by the aviation authority has been issued at the directions from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), which said that travellers coming from 23 countries listed in Category C will have to take prior permission from the NCOC.
The nationals, NICOPs and POC cardholders will also be barred to arrive in Pakistan.
CAA has placed the following countries in the list of its Category A countries which includes China, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, Japan and Australia. The travellers from these 20 countries from Category A will not present their coronavirus reports for boarding or landing in Pakistan.
However, travellers coming from countries listed in Category B will have to present a negative COVID-19 PCR report at a maximum of 90 hours before boarding.
CAA has said that the previously imposed COVID-19 SOPs will remain the same and their implementation will be mandatory.
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