Pakistan bans 12 countries flights from March 23 to April 5, Civil Aviation Authority announced on Saturday.
Responding to the increasing cases of COVID-19, CAA issued a new travel guideline on Saturday placing the African countries including Botswana, Brazil, Columbia, Comoros, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia in Category C and imposing travel restrictions to control the situation of pandemic in Pakistan.
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.