Iran bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan as COVID-19 cases surge


As coronavirus cases rise in both India and Pakistan, Iran’s Ministry of Aviation banned passenger flights from the two countries in an attempt to stem the spread of the infection.

The decision was made by Iran’s Health Ministry and has been effective from Saturday midnight.
However, connecting flights between the countries have also been prohibited, he added.

Saudi Arabia, Canada, and the United Kingdom had earlier banned the arrival of passengers from Pakistan given, the worsening situation of Covid-19 in both countries.


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