All repatriated Pakistanis to be tried, isolated – official
Government intends to bring back 6,000 travelers consistently beginning one week from now
PIA has just achieved back 1,800 Pakistanis through 11 alleviation flights, says carrier’s representative
ISLAMABAD: As the administration increment the quantity of flights to bring back stranded Pakistanis from various pieces of the world, it has made every essential game plan to test the approaching travelers and isolate them for seven days, Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Spokesperson Abdul Sattar Khokhar revealed to Arab News on Wednesday.
“At the point when a flight lands at an air terminal, all travelers will be moved to an isolate office and their swab test will be led. They will stay in the isolate for a week and should experience a second test following seven days,” he said
“The individuals who test negative the subsequent time will be permitted to return home and approached to self-disconnect for an additional seven days,” Khokhar proceeded. “All COVID-19 patients will be held for clinical treatment.”
Prior, he stated, just Islamabad air terminal was getting approaching flights, bringing about a lack of room to actualize the technique. With the expansion in the quantity of air terminals accepting uncommon flights, be that as it may, the specialists would be increasingly mindful, he included.
“Every one of those travelers who can manage the cost of lodging costs will be moved to lodgings. In any case, the individuals who can’t bear the cost of them will be moved to the administration’s free isolate offices. The National Disaster Management Authority has just given uncommon wellbeing preparing to the staff of chosen lodgings,” Khokhar educated.
He said that the nation’s national aircraft, PIA, was working unique flights to bring back Pakistanis.
“We have likewise gotten a couple FlyDubai flights that brought detainees from the United Arab Emirates and SalamAir will likewise bring a couple of detainees from Oman. Every other trip for ordinary travelers will be worked by PIA,” he said.
Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Security, declared on Tuesday after a National Coordination Committee (NCC) meeting that the administration had chosen to bring back 6,000 Pakistanis consistently from April 20.
“The administration has now opened 6 air terminals for global appearances and approx. 2000 stranded Pakistanis will be coming back from fourteenth eighteenth April. We would like to begin repatriating as much as 6000 travelers week by week soon,” he said in a progression of tweets.
The representative for the national air transporter, Abdullah Hafeez, said that PIA had so far brought back about 1,800 Pakistanis by working 11 flights during the COVID-19 emergency.
He revealed to Arab News that the carrier was taking every prudent step to forestall the spread of COVID-19 by altogether cleaning its airplanes and giving important apparatus to its lodge, cockpit and ground staff.
“All travelers can contact the Pakistan Embassy in the nations they are stranded in or connect with PIA Call Centers, PIA Booking Offices and the aircraft’s site to buy tickets,” he said.