Pakistan has been removed from UK’s Red List. British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Christian Turner, has confirmed.

“Pleased to confirm [that] Pakistan is off the red list”, wrote Turner in a tweet. “I know how difficult the last 5 months were for so many who rely on close links between,” he added.

Turner further added that the UK will continue to work closely with Pakistan to ensure data sharing and safeguard public health in both countries.


Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan, has welcomed the decision of the British government. “Great news for those wanting to travel,” wrote Dr Faisal in a tweet. “I am grateful to Christian Turner and others in the UK gov who engaged with our team for an in-depth understanding of our epidemic response and systems as well as the ongoing sharing of data and information to enable disease security,” he added.