Qatar sets rules for arrivals from Pakistan

Author: News Desk

Qatar has updated its travel policy for passengers arriving from six Asian countries, including India and Pakistan, instituting mandatory hotel quarantine for them, Gulf News reported. Starting from Monday (today), arrivals from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka who have got svaccinated or recovered from Covid-19 in Qatar will go into two-day hotel quarantine, the Health Ministry said. Those passengers will be allowed to leave the quarantine if the result of the virus-detecting PCR testing is negative. Other arrivals from these countries will have to go into hotel quarantine for 10 days, according to the ministry. Qatar, a country of 2.7 million people including 2.3 million expatriates, initiated mass vaccinations against the virus on December 23. Health authorities there have authorised using vaccines of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Sinopharm. Last month, Qatar’s Interior Ministry announced resuming the issuance of tourist and family entry visas.

Share
Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

  • Pakistan

Inclusive govt in Afghanistan must to achieve sustainable peace: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday stressed that the establishment of an inclusive government with…

8 mins ago
  • Pakistan

SSRL receives NFEH Environment Excellence award

Sino Sindh Resources Private Limited, a subsidiary of Shanghai Electric, has been awarded the 18th…

8 mins ago
  • World

Iran joins expanding Asian security body SCO

Iran joined a rapidly expanding central Asian security body led by Russia and China on…

10 mins ago
  • Pakistan
  • Top Stories

NAB approves investigation against Agha Siraj Durrani

The National Accountability Bureau has approved conversion of inquiry into investigation against Speaker Sindh Assembly…

12 mins ago
  • Pakistan

Pakistan, Tajikistan ink MOUs, agreements for cooperation

Pakistan and Tajikistan on Friday signed various agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for cooperation…

12 mins ago
  • Pakistan

Graana.com, PIDE discuss capital’s housing societies

Graana.com and the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) came together to discuss the 'Paradox…

13 mins ago