Revising its traveling problems for site visitors from Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates has communicated to the Government of Pakistan to bind all visitors from August 1 to get their inoculation certifications testified from the Consular service and the UAE consular office before proceeding with other paperwork.
In a letter dated July 14, a duplicate of which is available with Dawn.com, the Consular Office of the UAE in Islamabad contacted the Pakistan federal government: “… based on the recent guidelines issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abu Dhabi, Federal Government of United Arab Emirates that from 1st August 2021, it is mandatory to bring UAE Consular office proved vaccination certifications for Covid-19 released by the National Data Source & Registration Authority (Nadra) together with Therapist Matters, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad attestation before traveling to UAE.”
Verifying the authenticity of the letter, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri stated Pakistan will expand full blast collaboration to the UAE, including that the FO will certainly also offer support to Pakistanis to obtain their Covid-19 certificates proved from the Consular service prior to sending the very same to the UAE Consular office.
“We have additionally gotten in touch with Saudi Arabia to register Chinese injections for Pakistanis,” he added.
In its order released last month, the UAE had extended a ban on incoming flights from 14 nations including Pakistan till July 21, 2021.
In a Notification to Airmen (NOTAM), the UAE’s General Civil Aeronautics Authority had claimed that flights from 14 nations, consisting of Pakistan, would remain suspended till July 21, 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevertheless, it added that freight flights in addition to organization and charter flights would certainly be exempted from the suspension.
The nations encountering the restriction on trips till July 21 consisted of Pakistan, India, Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and South Africa.