Pak imposes travel ban on 7 African countries fearing new Covid variant

ISLAMABAD: Amidst the new Covid variant agitation Pakistan has imposed travel bans on seven African countries including Hong Kong and South Africa. Apart from Hong Kong and South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho and Botswana are among the list. Pakistan has also imposed travel ban on Iswatini in an official notification notification

According to NCOC, Pakistani passengers will be allowed to travel under protocol in case of emergency. Passengers will need vaccination certificate, negative PCR and rapid test reports.

The notification said that passengers with negative report will have to undergo 3 days mandatory quarantine. Pakistanis stranded in these countries will be exempted from travel ban till December 5. Health protocol must apply to travelers exempted from travel restrictions. TF Report

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