The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has imposed a temporary ban on all passenger flights from Pakistan. The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has banned flights from Pakistan until laboratory testing of the Covid 19 for passengers traveling from Pakistan to the UAE has begun. Get it
According to a statement issued by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, this is a precautionary measure aimed at ensuring the health and safety of visitors.
Arab News quoted the UAE’s state-run news agency WAM as saying that the suspension of flights would begin on Monday.
According to a Gulf News report, the GCCA said that all passengers, including transit from Pakistan, would not be picked up at UAE airports until a laboratory set up to diagnose the corona virus was set up.
At the same time, the authorities have urged the passengers affected by the announcement to keep in touch with the airlines regarding the scheduling of their flights.
On June 22, Emirates Airlines, the airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced a temporary suspension of its services from Pakistan until July 3.
The announcement was made by the company after 30 Pakistanis who flew to Hong Kong on its flight tested positive for Kwid 19.
After which, on June 25, the government of Pakistan announced the screening of Pakistanis going abroad.
Dr. Moeed Yousuf, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for National Security, had said that the same procedure used for screening for passengers coming from abroad would be used for those going abroad.
“I urge people traveling to these countries to follow the policies there. If you go there and the test is positive, it could be a diplomatic issue for Pakistan,” he said.
Talking about the positive test of passengers leaving Pakistan, the Special Assistant for National Security added that the government is aware of this issue, some countries have expressed their concerns, we as a responsible state We are taking steps in this regard and will solve this problem.