PR No. 57
Islamabad June 7, 2020

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Security Division Dr Moeed Yousaf sought provinces' timeframe for conducting the screening of inbound air passengers at their respective airports. Chairing aviation committee meeting at National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), he said the current process of dealing with inbound flight passengers will continue till June 15 instead of erstwhile June 10. He asked federating units to nominate their focus persons for maintaining close liaison with PTA and share data of returning passengers at their respective airports on daily basis with NCOC. The forum was told that Punjab has already nominated its focal person to maintain liaison with NADRA ,PTA regarding the track and trace response of the returning passengers. Punjab told the meeting that from out of 3,600 returning passengers in the province , the telephones of 300 suspected passengers of COVID-19 were not responding. The forum was told that various technology solutions including development of App for effective track, trace and quarantine (TTQ) were also being pursued.