ISLAMABAD, Pakistan 

Travelers will have to take a mandatory coronavirus test before being allowed into Pakistan, the country’s aviation authority said late Tuesday.

“With effect from Saturday March 21, 2020, all international arriving passengers to Pakistan Airports shall be required to provide a copy of test results for COVID-19 through RT-PCR conducted during the 24 hours prior to boarding” the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said in referencing the test for the virus known as COVID-19.

Airline operators will not allow any passenger to board without results, the order said, adding that results should bear the name and passport number of

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