The UK government said the change will kick in at 4am on Saturday, likely sparking a mass exodus among the estimated 160,000 British holidaymakers currently in France, after a rise in coronavirus cases there.
“The Pakistani economy is progressing at a better rate in the region with increased exports, well performing industries and appreciating currency,” Imran said.
The country's coronavirus council also decided on Monday to restart a number of commercial and industrial activities, without giving further details.
An 18-metre "Gundam" robot that can walk and move its arms was unveiled in Japan on Monday amid hopes that it will help invigorate tourism hit by COVID-19.
"Since vaccination requirements vary by country and some require second doses, it is important to visit a travel clinic at least one month prior to travel," said Dr Alia Mohammad Al Dallal.
The World Health Organistation (WHO) called for stronger containment measures as the British government warned that a potent new strain of the virus was "out of control."
Flydubai and Air Arabia announced airline ticket to Mumbai and Karachi for Dhs300 and Dhs430 respectively. This is due to the new coronavirus strain that has forced various countries to impose restrictions, affecting air travel.
The PIA spokesperson Abdullah Khan told media that the Pakistani government granted permission for the chartered flight on humanitarian grounds after a passenger hailing from Gujrat requested the authorities.
Minister of State for Immigration and Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram urged all Egyptians based in the UAE to engage in the efforts made in support of the other countrymates, now stranded in the UAE.
RT-PCR tests of passengers from countries that have been placed in category A are not required . For passengers travelling from category C countries, a negative test is mandatory before travelling to Pakistan while a second test will be done upon arrival.