The National Highways & Motorway Police (NHMP) have decided that after September 15, unvaccinated people will not be allowed to travel via motorway.
Amid the current fourth wave of Covid-19, the government and its departments have speeded up vaccination efforts across the country.
The NHMP announced on Thursday that people should “get ready” and “get vaccinated” before September 15 and have their vaccination certificates with them if they want to travel on the motorway.
Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar along with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Faisal Sultan announced the new restrictions for unvaccinated people.
Umar said that a single dose of vaccine is necessary for travelling on the motorway after September 15. He added that after October, no one will be allowed to use the motorways without vaccination.
The minister also said that unvaccinated people will not be allowed to use public transport after October 15.
Earlier, it was also announced that vaccination for domestic air travel will be compulsory after September 30.