After the emergence of a new coronavirus variant, Omicron, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a fresh travel advisory for Category-C countries.
As per details, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has enlisted 17 countries in the fresh travel advisory, South Africa, Hong Kong, Iraq, Namibia and Ukrane among them.
According to the notification issued by the CAA, The passengers traveling from the category-c countries would require permission from the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), “They would have to compulsorily provide evidence of full coronavirus vaccination,”
The CAA further said that the Pakistani citizens in the category-c countries can return home until December 05 without a formal permission.
The newly issued travel advisory also stated that a negative PCR test report, conducted 72 hours before travel, will be compulsory, added that testing and isolation rules will be applicable over the passengers on arrival to Pakistan,
It must be noted that the discovery of a new variant of COVID-19 has triggered global alarm with a number of countries suspending travel from South Africa.
The World Health Organization (WHO) designated the new COVID-19 variant, named omicron, as being “of concern”, a label only given to 4 variants to date.
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