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Belgium has announced the lifting of the travel ban on Pakistan following a clear drop in corona cases in Pakistan.
Belgium has removed Pakistan from the list of Corona High Risk Countries and lifted the travel ban on Pakistan. The ban on Pakistan has been lifted since July 4. Earlier, Turkey had also announced easing of travel restrictions for Pakistan, according to international media reports.
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On the other hand the Belgian Government has introduced a traffic light system of high, medium and low-risk regions, as mentioned on the Belgian official website.
Belgium’s classification is updated every Sunday and is valid from the Monday immediately following.
It is based on the data and criteria communicated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) every Thursday. Each country is given a colour code (red, orange, green).
The measures applicable to travel to Belgium depend on the colour code assigned to each country.
The country or region has to be classified “orange” or “green” for at least 14 days before being exempted from the requirements applied to “red” zones.
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