The federal government on Saturday announced to administer booster Covid vaccine shots for people travelling abroad. The government has decided on a fee of Rs 1,270 for the booster shot that will be submitted at the National Bank of Pakistan, ARY News reported.
As per reports, the federal government has sent a handout to the provincial governments, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) governments for taking measures in this regard.
The handout stated that the Covid vaccine shots to those planning to travel abroad would be administered at designated centres in the provinces and federal regions.
Citizens could get the vaccine shots after showing their valid visa and bank voucher.
Earlier, it was reported that separate counters would be set up at the vaccination centres, where travellers can receive booster shots of approved Covid vaccines for their destinations.
The sources further said that those wanting to get the shots had to show the travel documents including a visa and they would be given a certificate for the booster shot to be submitted to the authorities during their foreign trip.