Pakistan on Saturday, March 21 declared that it is suspending global flight tasks for about fourteen days – from today – as a component of a coordinated technique to control spread of coronavirus pandemic.
“The choice will become effective from Saturday night (8pm) today,” Khaleej Times has learnt.
“The flights are relied upon to reestablish in stage way by April 4,” sources said.
Moeed Yusuf, unique right hand to Prime Minister Imran Khan, on national security division and vital arrangement arranging in Pakistan, said that notwithstanding business flights – contracted flights will likewise be suspended.
“Be that as it may, negotiators and load airplane will be permitted to land in the nation,” he included during a press preparation Saturday.
“From 8.00pm on March 21, every single universal flight will be suspended till April 4, 2020,” as indicated by a tweet by the Ministry of National Health Services.
The quantity of affirmed Covid-19 cases in Pakistan has hopped to 531 on Saturday after Sindh and Balochistan announced more cases.
Right now, Sindh has affirmed 267 instances of Covid-19, 96 in Punjab, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 104 in Balochistan, 10 in Islamabad region, 30 in Gilgit Baltistan and one in Kashmir.
Up until now, three individuals have passed on from the coronavirus in Pakistan.
At present, Pakistan has permitted worldwide flights to land at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore as it were.