Selin ATAY-TDO- Pakistan announced it would not grant Pakistani and Chinese nationals entry into the country without completing a 14-day incubation period inside China.
The two countries agreed that Beijing would not allow any Pakistanis currently within its borders to leave without completing the observation period, Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health, told reporters in Islamabad.
"China has already announced that no Chinese citizen will go abroad without remaining disease-free for 14 days.
"Today, I met with the Chinese ambassador in Islamabad and we agreed that the same policy would also apply to those Pakistanis who are currently in China," Mirza said.
He explained that Chinese authorities would issue certificates to those who complete the incubation period, only then allowing them to travel abroad.
He reiterated that no coronavirus cases have yet been confirmed in Pakistan.