Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, has announced that non-vaccinated individuals cannot enter Pakistan after September 30.
Following the announcement by NCOC chairman Asad Umar and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, anyone unvaccinated against COVID-19 cannot enter or leave Pakistan after September 30.
“Vaccination is required for all incoming and outgoing travellers after September 30.”
He added there are many vaccination centres and mobile vans on the field, and people must be vaccinated to save their lives and others.
He told the reporters at the NCOC’s headquarters that 89 percent of school personnel had been vaccinated and that van drivers would no longer be permitted to carry students after August 31.
From September 15, one dosage of the COVID vaccination is required for travel on the country’s highways, and two doses after October 15.
Dr Faisal Sultan encouraged parents, particularly school-going children, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The government offers free vaccinations.