PCAA Announces To Fine Staff Workers If Found Violating COVID SOPs

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

31st Mar, 2021. 12:17 am
PCAA To Fine Rs500

The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has announced to charge those violating COVID SOPs while working on airports.

The PCAA said that it would fine staff workers found violating the COVID SOPs issued by the National Command Operation Centre (NCOC) in order to curb the rise of this deadly virus.

The notification issued said that the CAA has mentioned the names of people within the airport that have been fined so far for the range of violations.

“Those fined by the authorities for violating SOPs will have to pay the challans in the banks mentioned,” added the notification.

People will be fined up to Rs500 by the airport authorities.


Earlier, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) had announced a complete travel ban on inbound travel to Pakistan from Category C countries.

A notification issued by the PCAA on Twitter announced that the ban will be effective from March 23 till April 5, 2021. The aviation department is taking measure steps to tackle the ongoing third COVID-19 wave across the county.

Also, Pakistan has hindered 12 countries including South Africa, Rwanda and Tanzania to enter travel Pakistan in order to curb the deadly virus spread.

Pakistan, however, on Sunday has recorded 3,667 new cases, taking the national tally to 626,802.

Furthermore, the CAA issued a fresh list of countries categorized into A, B and C and forced a complete ban on travel from 12 countries.

The travel restrictions and a ban on inbound passengers from 12 countries will remain effective from March 23 to April 5.

The Category C countries include Botswana, Brazil, Columbia, Comoros, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

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