Foreign Minister welcomes UK’s decision to remove Pakistan from international travel red list

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Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Britain has removed eight countries including Pakistan, Turkey and Maldives from the international travel red list to make travel easier for fully vaccinated people. In a tweet, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said double-vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries will no longer have to take pre-departure tests from 4th of next month. He said the measure has been taken to reduce costs, take advantage of higher levels of vaccination and keep us all safe.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has welcomed United Kingdom’s decision to remove Pakistan from the red list. In a video message, he said Pakistan presented data on scientific basis. The Foreign Minister said this is great news for many Pakistanis who have suffered financially and mentally due to the red list.

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