Covid-19: Pakistan eases travel restrictions for 11 countries including India

12:05 PM | 14 Aug, 2021
Covid-19: Pakistan eases travel restrictions for 11 countries including India

KARACHI – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday revised its international travel list and removed 11 countries including India from Category C.

Reports in local media quoting sources said Pakistan has earlier placed strict restrictions on travelers from 26 countries to contain the spread of novel COVID-19 cases in the country.

The country’s aviation regulator notified the end of travel restrictions on incoming passengers from 11 countries including India, Argentina, Bhutan, Maldives, and Brazil. However, Iran, Bangladesh, Iraq, South Africa, and Nepal are among 11 countries that are still listed in Category C.

According to the CAA spokesperson, Pakistani citizens will be allowed to travel back home from Category C countries, however, they will have to undergo Covid screening tests 72 hours prior to the departure. The new travel advisory will be effective up to August 31.

Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has barred unvaccinated people from domestic travel to stem the spread of the deadly virus. As per the latest notification, unvaccinated people aged 18 years and above will not be able to undertake air travel.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 23 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 23, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 294.3 and selling rate is 297.9 while British Pound rate is 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 72.85.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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