CAA abolishes mandatory antigen test for diplomats, families

By: News Desk      Published: 03:21 PM, 1 Jun, 2021
CAA abolishes mandatory antigen test for diplomats, families
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Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued new guidelines for the diplomats and their families and from now onwards envoys will be required to show corona vaccination certificate on arrival in Pakistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

As per CAA’ Air Transport new guidelines issued on Tuesday, the aviation regulator has abolished the mandatory condition of undergoing Rapid Antigen Test for diplomats and their families.  However, it is still mandatory to provide COVID-19 test report prior 72 hours. 

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CAA Spokesperson Saad Bin Ayub said that the corona PCR test report must be provided on the second and eighth days of the quarantine period.

Moreover, the CAA also gave exemption to the diplomats and their families from the mandatory quarantine period in case their RAT test came negative.

Reporter Ashraf Khan