Turkey imposes 10-day mandatory quarantine for travellers from Pakistan

10:14 AM | 3 Aug, 2021
Turkey imposes 10-day mandatory quarantine for travellers from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Turkey has announced new travel restrictions for Pakistani passengers entering the country in a bid to curb the spread of the novel Covid-19.

Pakistani citizens are advised to fully familiarise themselves with the new travel rules imposed by Turkey and plan their travels accordingly, a press release issued by Pakistan Embassy in Ankara said Monday.

The new measures by the official authorities announced Monday said, passengers departing from Afghanistan, and Pakistan will be quarantined for 10 days upon their arrival in the country.

After the quarantine period of 10-days in the designated locations with the option to take a PCR test after seven days. If the test comes back negative, travelers will be allowed to leave the isolation facility.

The passengers will be either spend the 10 day period at the Turkish Government provided facility or at the private accommodation while the decision of whether passengers will be sent to the government-provided facilities or self-paid hotel quarantine was entirely at the discretion of the Turkish authorities.

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Meanwhile, the designated hotels are charging for the full 10 days while the rates are estimated at 200 Euros per night per person. The Pakistan Missions in Turkey are available to assist citizens to the best of our abilities, the press release further added.