Foreign visa, iqama holders above 18 can get vaccinated, NCOC

By: News Desk      Published: 08:49 PM, 20 May, 2021
Foreign visa, iqama holders above 18 can get vaccinated, NCOC

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Thursday announced that people having foreign visa can get vaccinated, reported 24News HD TV channel.

According to the decision, Pakistanis working abroad, students studying abroad, seafarers can all get vaccinated now if they are 18 and above. The decision was taken as several countries have made vaccination mandatory for travelling.

However, NCOC said that the vaccine aspirants will have to carry their valid passport, visa or iqama to the vaccination centre. NCOC says if people above 18 years fall under the categories mentioned below, they can simply walk into any coronavirus vaccination centre, show a valid visa, and get vaccinated, the NCOC added. The aspirants get vaccinated themselves at any vaccination centre after showing their valid visa and passport.

The NCOC said as per the vaccination guidelines issued by the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination, AstraZeneca would be administered to people above 40-years, while people above 18-years will be inoculated with Sinopharm, Cansino, and Sinovac.

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