Turkey Travel Advisory – Hac Ve Umre Ziyareti http://hacveumreziyareti.com/ Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:06:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/hac-ve-umre-ziyareti-icon.png Turkey Travel Advisory – Hac Ve Umre Ziyareti http://hacveumreziyareti.com/ 32 32 More than 50% of Turks received 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine https://hacveumreziyareti.com/more-than-50-of-turks-received-2-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/more-than-50-of-turks-received-2-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine/#respond Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:00:45 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/more-than-50-of-turks-received-2-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine/

Turkey’s efforts in its COVID-19 vaccination program have gained momentum, and Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Wednesday that one in two citizens are now fully vaccinated with two doses. The rate of people vaccinated with two doses in the general population exceeded 50% while their rate among the population aged 18 and over exceeded 68%.

Vaccination with at least two doses is essential for Turkey, where the number of daily cases reached 29,338 on Tuesday, the highest number of daily infections since April 30, according to data from the Ministry of Health. The country also recorded 260 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday. The increase in the daily death toll in Turkey since mid-July has been among the largest among countries in Europe and the Middle East, according to global data. The country reopened schools to in-person instruction this month and removed most pandemic measures over the summer as it expanded its immunization schedule. Earlier this month, the government started requiring a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or proof of vaccination for teachers and also for certain public events, as well as for travel.

The latest figures show that seven of the 81 provinces are now at “low risk” according to the color-coded vaccination card. These are assigned a “blue” color by the Department of Health, which means a vaccination rate of at least 75% with two doses. Twenty others, including the capital Ankara and the third city of Izmir, come close to the blue category. Kırklareli in northwestern Turkey has the highest number, with over 76% inoculation at two doses, ahead of Muğla in the southwest. The eastern provinces, including Şanlıurfa which has the lowest vaccination rate at 41.3%, are considered to be places at risk.

Experts say at least 70% of the total population should receive two doses to achieve mass immunity. This number may increase due to concerns about the fast-spreading delta variant. Professor Deniz Odabaş, a member of the Ministry of Health’s scientific advisory board on the coronavirus, told the Sabah newspaper that Turkey has successfully completed the first stage of vaccinations, referring to the first doses, but noted that a dose is not sufficient against the delta variant. “People shouldn’t postpone their second doses. Especially in places with high vaccination rates, people should not think they would be safe relying on these high rates and should receive their second dose as soon as possible, ”she warned.

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Linus Benjamin Bauer joins a leading German delegation in Pakistan https://hacveumreziyareti.com/linus-benjamin-bauer-joins-a-leading-german-delegation-in-pakistan/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/linus-benjamin-bauer-joins-a-leading-german-delegation-in-pakistan/#respond Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:24:42 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/linus-benjamin-bauer-joins-a-leading-german-delegation-in-pakistan/

A German trade delegation made up of senior leaders from the public and private sectors of the MENA region visited Pakistan last week to advise the country on the sustainability and restructuring of some of its key sectors, including aviation. .

Organized by the UAE Joint Council for Industry and Commerce, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad and the Consulate General of Germany in Karachi, the delegation included senior officials and business leaders based in the MENA region, including Oliver Oehms (CEO of the UAE Joint Council for Industry & Commerce), Serkan Guerguen (Senior Director MENA & Turkey at Lufthansa), Nadia Petri (General Manager GCC & Pakistan at Lufthansa) and Heena Nazir ( Director at Germany Trade & Invest).

The delegation also included Pakistani executives from large German companies, such as Saquib Ahmad (Managing Director of SAP in Pakistan), Haris Ali (Managing Director of Rohde & Schwarz in Pakistan) and Markus Strohmaier (Managing Director of Siemens in Pakistan).

Also on the delegation was Linus Benjamin Bauer, Founder and Managing Director of Bauer Aviation Advisory, an award-winning UAE-based strategy and management consultancy specializing in the aviation industry.

Linus, to begin with, why was Bauer Aviation Advisory chosen to participate in the delegation?

Less than a year after its launch, Bauer Aviation Advisory has grown into a serious and successful player in the aviation consulting landscape in the MENA region. Various companies and organizations have followed our journey closely to this day.

Our growing profile has opened up opportunities for our company, such as becoming a corporate member of the Emirati German Joint Council for Industry and Commerce and being invited to join the visiting business delegation to Pakistan focused on representing the aviation sector. – with Lufthansa from Germany.

What are some of the specific challenges facing Pakistan’s aviation industry?

Pakistan’s aviation sector has faced a number of specific challenges to date: political instability, security situation, inadequate infrastructure, poor safety culture and records, inconsistency in state policy, inconsistent tax laws ( for example, heavy taxes on airline tickets), chronic lack of profitability due to operational inefficiencies, weak economic growth, limited access to investments and funds, lack of structural reforms and unfavorable economic policies.

In addition, the process of establishing an airline operating in Pakistan differs from that of other parts of the world. For example, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority issues two different licenses: the RPT license and the air operator certificate. The first is only an authorization to develop an organization in the field. It is not considered an authorization to operate an aircraft for which an airline must obtain an Air Operator’s Certificate from the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority.

The PCAA has certain conditions in place that an airline must meet before it can start flying nationally. A fleet of at least three aircraft is the first such requirement for initiating passenger flights, while one aircraft is required for cargo operations. In order to receive an Air Operator Certificate, a company must also register its fleet in Pakistan.

Coupled with a lack of financial transparency, the administrative complexity and therefore the operational rigidity of the country deters potential (foreign) investors from creating local airlines and investing in the Pakistani aviation sector at large.

Who did the delegation (and yourself) meet during the visit?

During the visit to Karachi and Islamabad, we spoke to the Government of Pakistan (e.g .: Minister of Finance Shaukat Tareen), Pakistan Board of Investment (Secretary General Fareena Mazhar), State Bank of Pakistan (Vice Governor Murtaza Syed), the Pakistan Business Council (chairman Ehsan Malik), as well as with executives from Habib Bank (Pakistan’s largest investment bank) and several chambers of commerce and industry.

In one of your discussions, you described the Pakistani aviation industry as a “great sleeping giant”. What do you mean by that?

Pakistan is South Asia’s second-largest economy with over 220 million people and a steadily growing middle class. The economic structure has changed dramatically over the past decades. Despite being the 5th most populous country in the world, the country’s domestic air transport market, for example, performs poorly in terms of available indoor seats divided by population. Pakistan has around 0.03 seats per person – compared to India (0.16), Nepal (0.11) and Bangladesh (0.04).

Before the pandemic, Pakistan’s air transport sector was expected to grow by more than 180% over the next 20 years. Despite many challenges over the past two decades, Pakistan’s economy has gradually embarked on a path of higher and sustainable growth. Today, only 1.3% of Pakistan’s GDP is supported by aviation sector inputs and foreign tourists arriving by air.

When it comes to the total market share of low cost airlines in Pakistan, the airlines still have a lot of room for improvement. Their share is much lower than that of some neighboring countries of Pakistan such as India. In the pre-Covid-19 era, there were less than 1.3 million low-cost seats departing from Pakistan (12.6% of the total capacity offered in the Pakistani market). In comparison, in India, low cost carriers account for around 34% of all international seats.

Before the pandemic, only three of Pakistan’s top 10 international routes by capacity offered had the presence of at least one low cost carrier. The route between Pakistan and the Gulf with the greatest share of low-cost by capacity offered is Dubai – Karachi with 21%. The share of low-cost on the majority of routes between Pakistan and the cities of the Gulf is slightly less than 6%.

Around the world, traveling by plane is generally more expensive than a bus or train ride for domestic journeys. However, this does not legitimize what Pakistani passengers are charged for domestic flights as a result of weak local competition. A one-way ticket from Karachi to Islamabad, for example, costs around $ 45, or $ 0.064 per mile for a domestic flight within Pakistan. Looking to India, a cheap Delhi-Mumbai ticket costs US $ 55 and around US $ 0.049 per mile.

Much of this big difference in fare per mile comes from the hefty taxes on airline tickets.

Therefore, Pakistan’s aviation industry can be described as a “great sleeping giant” that must wake up, come out of the pandemic and take advantage of opportunities. Air Arabia’s recent joint venture with the Lakson Group (the creation of low-cost carrier Fly Jinnah) paves the way for a better and sustainable future for Pakistan’s aviation industry.

Despite the bottlenecks, the investment climate in Pakistan has improved in recent years. Factors such as the high proportion of young people in the population (15-33 year olds represent 63% of the population), the growing middle class, real GDP growth of around 4% in 2020 and 2021 and the awareness The government’s growing importance of the aviation industry to a country lays the foundation for a better future for Pakistan’s aviation industry.

Finally, what kind of contribution could Bauer Aviation Advisory make to advance the Pakistani aviation industry?

Together with our team of internationally renowned experts, our experience in organizational restructuring and strategic turnaround management brings a great deal of added value to the Pakistani aviation sector, serving airlines and airports. In addition, our unparalleled and award-winning strategic management expertise can guide and support the recovery and sustainable growth of the industry.

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Kenya has been removed from UK travel advisories red list https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-has-been-removed-from-uk-travel-advisories-red-list/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-has-been-removed-from-uk-travel-advisories-red-list/#respond Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:01:52 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-has-been-removed-from-uk-travel-advisories-red-list/

The UK removed Kenya from the red list of COVID-19 countries as of 4 a.m. on September 22, 2021. The lifting of the travel warning against Kenya is seen as a way forward to ease restrictions. travel restrictions as more countries around the world step up vaccination drives.

The other countries that have been removed from the list are Pakistan, Turkey, Maldives, Egypt, Oman, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

“Today’s changes mean a simpler, more straightforward system. A solution with less testing and lower costs, allowing more people to travel, see loved ones or do business around the world while boosting the travel industry, ”said UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.

Secretary Shapps added that the current traffic light system will be replaced by a single red list of countries and territories. This, according to Shapps, will continue to be crucial in order to protect public health and simplify travel arrangements for arrivals from the rest of the world on Monday, October 4 at 4 a.m.

The secretary added that testing requirements will also be reduced for eligible fully vaccinated travelers, who will no longer need to take a PDT when they travel to England from Monday, October 4.

Shapps added that from October 4 England will welcome fully vaccinated travelers from a multitude of new countries who will be treated as fully vaccinated returning British travelers. This includes 17 countries and territories such as Japan and Singapore, following the success of an existing pilot with the United States and Europe.

In her remarks on the changes, UK High Commissioner to Kenya Jane Marriott said the UK-Kenya partnership has been difficult since the travel ban, but the partnership remains strong.

Some of the African countries remaining on the UK’s red list include Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, among others.

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Sri Lanka out of UK red list from tomorrow https://hacveumreziyareti.com/sri-lanka-out-of-uk-red-list-from-tomorrow/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/sri-lanka-out-of-uk-red-list-from-tomorrow/#respond Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:30:22 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/sri-lanka-out-of-uk-red-list-from-tomorrow/
  • UK abolishes ‘traffic light’ system; opts for a simpler regime for fully immunized arrivals

Sri Lanka and seven other countries have been removed from the UK’s ‘Red List’ travel advisory from tomorrow, boosting the country’s tourism outlook.

An AFP report said pandemic restrictions on travel to England and Scotland should be eased, citing officials on Friday, replacing a complicated ‘traffic light’ watchlist with a simpler regime for arrivals entirely. vaccinated.

The ‘orange’ list covering travel from much of the world, including Europe, will be removed in the UK’s two largest countries, reflecting high levels of COVID-19 vaccination by d ‘other countries.

The reform comes after strong concern among the public and the travel industry about Byzantine rules that made summer vacations prohibitive for many families.

The AFP report quoted UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps: “The changes mean a simpler and more straightforward system.

“One with less testing and lower costs, allowing more people to travel, see loved ones or do business around the world while giving the travel industry a boost.”

Only the “red” list will remain, forcing travelers to self-quarantine at government-approved hotels if they arrive from COVID hotspots, he added.

But eight countries will drop from the English and Scottish red list starting next Wednesday – Bangladesh, Egypt, Kenya, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey.

The AFP report also said that from October 4, fully vaccinated travelers arriving from England from other destinations would no longer need to be tested before departure. And from the end of October, they will no longer have to take an expensive PCR test on the second day of their stay in England, only a rapid lateral flow test.

Shapps’ statement only applied to England, but Scotland’s separate government followed suit with parallel changes removing the Orange List.

However, Edinburgh maintained the requirement for PCR testing before departure and on the second day, “due to significant concerns about the impact on public health”.

All of the UK’s decentralized administrations – including Wales and Northern Ireland – have followed previous changes to travel rules announced by the UK government in London.

The Welsh government has said it will “carefully consider” the London announcement, but also expressed concern over changes to the testing regime.

Nonetheless, UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “As global immunization efforts continue to accelerate and more people are protected against this terrible disease, it is right that our rules and regulations keep pace. ”

Travel industry bodies have welcomed the move, while UK Chambers of Commerce have said it could bring travelers and businesses “the confidence and clarity needed after so much uncertainty”.

British Airways chief executive Sean Doyle also welcomed the changes, but urged UK ministers to end all testing for fully vaccinated passengers “as soon as possible”.

Virgin Atlantic chief executive Shai Weiss said Prime Minister Boris Johnson should go further by negotiating the removal of U.S. travel restrictions on British nationals.

Johnson is due to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week and may meet with President Joe Biden during the trip.

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Turkey hits 105 million COVID-19 jabs amid rising cases https://hacveumreziyareti.com/turkey-hits-105-million-covid-19-jabs-amid-rising-cases/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/turkey-hits-105-million-covid-19-jabs-amid-rising-cases/#respond Sun, 19 Sep 2021 09:56:00 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/turkey-hits-105-million-covid-19-jabs-amid-rising-cases/

Despite the increase in daily cases due to the highly contagious delta and mu variants, Turkey appears determined to eliminate the COVID-19 disease. The country has administered nearly 105 million vaccines against the coronavirus since the launch of a vaccination campaign in January, official figures showed on Sunday.

Some 52.6 million people have received their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, while more than 41.9 million are fully vaccinated, the health ministry said.

Data showed that 84.74% of the country’s adult population received at least one dose of a two-shot vaccine.

Turkey also administered a third booster injection to more than 9.7 million people.

Separately, the ministry reported 26,161 new cases of coronavirus, while another 221 people have lost their battle with the disease in the past 24 hours.

No less than 335,244 tests for the virus were carried out during the last day.

“The number of cases should be compared to the average of a week ago, not the day before,” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.

He urged everyone to follow measures to curb the spread of the virus and to get vaccinated.

Turkey started administering CoronaVac vaccines to healthcare workers in January and the president himself was vaccinated with the inactive vaccine. Later, authorities also began administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to citizens who chose it.

The country once ranked sixth in the world in terms of immunization, but momentum has slowed somewhat, now ranking eighth in the world.

Crucial boost

Health Minister Koca also previously stressed the importance of booster injections.

As Turkey seeks to increase COVID-19 numbers vaccination program, the minister urged the public to receive their third dose of the vaccine.

COVID-19 booster injections increase protection against the disease, Koca said. In a written statement released after a virtual meeting of the Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board that advises the government on pandemic measures, Koca said people who received three injections accounted for less than 2% of all cases of COVID-19 in the country. Almost 90% of active cases in hospitals are people who have not been vaccinated or who have only received one vaccine, he explained. It is also expected that those who have received two doses of the mRNA vaccine will need a booster five to six months after receiving the second dose, he said.

“About 6 million of our citizens are eligible to receive their booster shots,” Koca said, calling on the public to “not waste time” getting vaccinated.

Local vaccine

A nationally produced COVID-19 vaccine – Turkovac – was developed by scientists at Erciyes University in Turkey and began its phase 3 human trials in June. The inactive vaccine is now in the emergency use approval phase, and Health Minister Koca has announced that its mass production will likely begin in October once it gets approval.

Officials said they were already in talks with other countries to conduct Phase 3 trials of Turkovac. Vice President Fuat Oktay also confirmed that negotiations are continuing with Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Colombia and Poland, among others, to bring trials in these countries. “We are working hard to make our locally manufactured vaccine available not only to our nation but to all of humanity,” Oktay told the Anadolu Agency (AA). He noted that the international trials would help Turkovac become internationally recognized.

“The experience we have gained with the Turkovac process will also help us introduce new locally made vaccines to the international community,” Oktay said.

Two key steps

Two key steps in tackling the coronavirus – getting fully vaccinated and complying with individual safety measures – will prevent the emergence of new variants, a Turkish infectious disease specialist also warned.

Speaking to AA, Dr Ismail Balık, head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Ankara University, said the mu variant of the coronavirus recently reported in Turkey and other variants that may emerge are important, but it is not There is no need to worry as they are closely watched across the world. Koca announced on Monday that two cases of the mu variant have been discovered in Turkey, adding that the ministry has no plans to implement further measures at this time. First discovered in Colombia in January 2021, the mu variant continues to spread in the South American country, where it accounts for 39% of infections, while in Ecuador it accounts for 13% of cases. Although its global prevalence is less than 0.1%, the variant has been detected in 39 countries to date.

The mu variant is the fifth “variant to watch closely” for the World Health Organization, stressed Balık, adding that the virus mutates when it finds a means of transmission. It is currently believed that the transmission rate of the mu variant is at least equal to that of the delta variant, he said. He stressed that in order to prevent the emergence of new variants and waves of COVID-19, people must be fully vaccinated, wear masks, respect social distancing and follow hygiene measures. “The increase in the number of cases is triggering the emergence of new variants. Vaccination is the most powerful weapon to prevent this,” he said. Noting that the daily number of new COVID-19 cases in Turkey has fluctuated around 20,000 “for a long time,” Balık said there were more than 500,000 active cases across the country.

He pointed out that with the start of in-person education in Turkey and increased mobility, such as people returning from vacations to metropolitan cities, there is a risk of an increase in new infections if action is not taken. “We have two weapons at our disposal to prevent a further increase in the number of cases: vaccines and precautions,” he said. “If 80 to 85% of all citizens over 12 receive the full dose of vaccines, the emergence of new variants and the growth of the pandemic will be avoided,” said the doctor.

Vaccine pass

Turkey has taken a new step in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Soon, regular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing will be required for the unvaccinated public for travel and entry to certain sites. In light of these developments, a digital vaccine pass applied in the United States and some European countries has broad support in Turkey, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by the Turkish Confederation of Employers’ Associations (TISK), interviewed service sector workers and those who worked from home during the pandemic about their views on vaccination and measures against COVID-19 . Three in four people interviewed for the survey, which covered some 2,000 people, favored a vaccination pass in the country. Currently, the Department of Health offers unique codes for each individual that document their status as infected or uninfected with COVID-19. A digital application from the ministry also confirms the vaccination status of users.

A vaccine pass checks people for their immunization status and if they have a negative PCR test result. Eight in ten respondents agree with the idea of ​​banning people from accessing public spaces if they cannot prove that they are vaccinated or not infected. The same majority of those interviewed also called for legal sanctions against people who refuse to be vaccinated. They also support restrictions imposed by employers on those who refuse to be vaccinated even though they are properly informed about the benefits of vaccination. On reluctance to vaccination or outright rejection, the survey looked at this state of mind. The unvaccinated respondents justified their opposition primarily by concerns about the safety and side effects of vaccines, while others said they were influenced by the opinions of those around them against vaccination.

Anti-vaccines are a problem

As in many parts of the world, anti-vaccines continue their fear-mongering efforts in Turkey as well, leading to more infections and deaths.

Istanbul governorate recently gave the green light to a rally that brought together die-hard anti-vaccines in the city’s Maltepe Square. The rally, designed by a small political party, drew nearly 3,000 people according to organizers, while scientists criticized the event. The Anatolian Union Party (ABP) was initially banned by the Maltepe district governorate, but the Istanbul governorate later approved the rally.

Although reluctance to the vaccine is believed to be higher in Turkey than outright opposition to the vaccine, anti-vaxxers have found support on social media since the coronavirus pandemic entered the world. Turkey in 2020. They do not categorize themselves as anti-vaxxers and claim not to oppose it. vaccines but rather “the imposition of a commercial liquid” on the masses, as ABP president Bedri Yalçın said on Thursday on Radyo Sputnik (RS FM).

The “Grand Rassemblement du Réveil” brought together eminent opponents of the vaccine, including columnist Abdurrahman Dilipak and several anti-vaccine doctors. The rally was the first of its kind in terms of size, although an anti-vaccine doctor managed to rally a few dozen people in Istanbul’s Isküdar district in June.

The event drew wide condemnation from doctors and scientists who had repeatedly called on the public to be vaccinated for months. Professor Necmettin Ünal, an academic in the Faculty of Medicine at Ankara University, believes that the actions of anti-vaccines should be considered “a crime against society”.

“These people should be sentenced to severe penalties. All non-governmental organizations (NGOs) should oppose it. Anti-vaccines commit the crime of manslaughter with false information they disseminate. In addition, a gathering of a large number of unvaccinated people in one place can only make the pandemic worse, ”he told the Hürriyet newspaper.

Ünal said that while it respects the views of people reluctant to get vaccinated, the anti-vaccination movement is “something else”.

“You can’t take someone seriously if they say vaccination is ‘a plot to wipe out the Turkish race.’ Anti-vaccines also have their own agenda to take advantage of this movement. I know some anti-vaccines, using their public image as doctors, are marketing their own ‘products’ against the coronavirus at astronomical costs, ”he said.

Professor Mustafa Çetiner, an in-house disease expert, said the rally would be “a grenade counting until the explosion”.

“These people are not vaccinated and refuse tests, masks and social distancing. This is a risk to public health. I cannot say that it is their democratic right, ”he told Hürriyet. Çetiner added that doctors who attended the rally should be sanctioned by the health ministry.

Since December 2019, the pandemic has killed more than 4.68 million people in at least 192 countries and regions, with nearly 227.8 million cases reported worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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FM stresses need for humanitarian aid in Afghanistan https://hacveumreziyareti.com/fm-stresses-need-for-humanitarian-aid-in-afghanistan/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/fm-stresses-need-for-humanitarian-aid-in-afghanistan/#respond Sat, 18 Sep 2021 20:39:43 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/fm-stresses-need-for-humanitarian-aid-in-afghanistan/

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday stressed the need for an inclusive political settlement and the importance of the international community in providing humanitarian and economic assistance to Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister also stressed that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is of paramount importance to Pakistan and the region. The Minister of Foreign Affairs received a phone call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Marc Garneau. The two foreign ministers exchanged views on the latest developments in Afghanistan and also raised bilateral issues, according to a press release. He also briefed Minister Garneau on his regional awareness efforts regarding the situation in Afghanistan.

Qureshi briefed his Canadian counterpart on the humanitarian support provided by Pakistan, including the creation of a humanitarian corridor for the delivery of relief goods and in-kind aid from Pakistan to the Afghan brothers by air and land. In the bilateral context, Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed hope that the next round of bilateral political consultations scheduled for October 2021 would take place “in person” if the Covid situation improved.

He also called on the Canadian government to ease the visa regime, especially for students and business people, and called for a further positive review of the Canadian travel advisory for Pakistan.

Regarding the tragic September 16 incident involving a Pakistani-Canadian family in Hamilton, Ontario, the Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed confidence in the ability of Canadian authorities to ensure justice.

The Canadian Foreign Minister agreed that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is crucial for regional peace, stability and prosperity, and commended Pakistan’s efforts to promote these goals. He expressed gratitude to Pakistan for facilitating the evacuation related issues and hoped that this support would continue.

The two foreign ministers agreed to remain engaged and to further strengthen bilateral relations. It was the fourth call between the two foreign ministers in recent months.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will travel to the UK to meet with UK officials on Afghanistan and other issues. The foreign minister will be in London from September 26 to 29, a private television station reported.

During his visit, Shah Mahmood Qureshi will meet with senior UK government officials, including those responsible for dealing with Afghanistan and the wider South Asia region. The foreign minister will also address a key defense think tank during his visit and hold talks with leaders of the Anglo-Pakistani community. Reports say details of the Foreign Secretary’s visit to the UK have been finalized and will be officially announced soon.

The Foreign Secretary, in a recent interview with The Independent, said the UK should “embrace the new reality” in Afghanistan and provide immediate aid to the Taliban-ruled country, warning that the isolation of the Taliban authorities would lead to economic collapse, “anarchy”, and “chaos”. He said the UK and its Western allies were not doing enough to engage with the Taliban administration or avert a burgeoning humanitarian crisis and urged the West to provide supplies without political conditions. “My message [to the UK] is that there is a new reality in Afghanistan. Accept the new reality and work to achieve our goals, ”Qureshi said.

The news of his visit comes a day after UK Secretary of State for Transport Rt Hon Grant Shapps said Pakistan would finally be removed from the UK Red List on September 22. Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Oman, Bangladesh, Kenya, Turkey, Egypt and the Maldives are among eight countries that should be removed from England’s red list, according to the British official.


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Kenya, seven more countries out of UK Covid-19 red list from next week https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-seven-more-countries-out-of-uk-covid-19-red-list-from-next-week/ https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-seven-more-countries-out-of-uk-covid-19-red-list-from-next-week/#respond Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:08:18 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/kenya-seven-more-countries-out-of-uk-covid-19-red-list-from-next-week/

A car park transformed into a new international arrival unit at JKIA. [George Mulala, Standard]

Kenya was removed from the British Covid-19 red list after six months.

The British government announced Friday evening that Kenya, Egypt, Bangladesh, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey will now move from the red list to Amber.

“Starting at 4 a.m. on Wednesday September 22, all eight countries will turn from red to amber,” UK Foreign Travel Advice (FTA) said.

According to the FTA website, travel rules for countries not on the Red List will depend on an individual’s immunization status.

For example, if you are traveling to London from Kenya, you will need to take a Covid-19 test when you arrive in England, complete your passenger locator form 48 hours before you arrive in the UK, and show mandatory proof that you have been fully vaccinated.

If partially vaccinated, the rules differ slightly in that ‘travelers are required to take a Covid-19 test before departure, three days before arriving in the UK and to book and pay for COVID testing -19 of day two and day eight – taken after their arrival in England.

UK High Commissioner to Kenya Jane Marriott celebrated the move by saying: “I know how difficult it has been, but the partnership between Kenya and the UK remains strong.”

The UK issued a travel advisory from Kenya in April this year.

London has added Kenya, the Philippines, Pakistan and Bangladesh to its “red list” over concerns over new variants of Covid-19.

Visitors from the four countries have been refused entry to the UK from April 9.

In a tit-for-tat, Kenya fired back a day later and issued a travel advisory for visitors entering the country from the UK, also with a set of conditions, calling the decision “discriminatory. “.

In June, Kenya lifted the ban on flights from the United Kingdom (UK), but on condition that all passengers and crew arriving in the country from any part of the UK are in possession of a valid Covid-19 negative PCR certificate.

Nyahururu will host Panari Golf Day

The Nyahururu High Altitude Sports Club will host the Panari Golf Tournament tomorrow. A field of 160 golfers is expected to honor the tournament.


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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a series of changes to the UK’s current international travel rules to make it easier for UK travelers.

In a series of tweets, Shapps announced that double-vaccinated people will no longer have to take pre-departure Covid tests before returning to England from countries not on the red list. PCR testing for travel will be phased out by the end of October, allowing travelers to replace the second day test with a cheaper lateral flow test.

This was followed by a official update from the Ministry of Transport being posted on the Gov.uk website.

Shapps confirmed that the government is opting for a “simplified” system for international travel from October 4. Instead of the current traffic light system, from that date there will be a red list and simplified measures for the rest of the world.

Eight countries will also be removed from the red list starting at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, including Turkey, Pakistan and the Maldives.

However, unvaccinated travelers will now have to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival in the UK, regardless of whether the country they come from is on the Red List or “ROW” (rest of the world).

As with the Amber List for now, unvaccinated passengers will be able to take a five-day “to release” PCR test to get out of isolation a little earlier.

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Travel rules harden for the unvaccinated

While testing requirements will be relaxed for fully vaccinated travelers arriving in the UK from October 4, travel rules are becoming stricter for anyone who has not received their two shots of the vaccine.

In a major update to UK travel rules announced today, the Department for Transport announced that unvaccinated people will now be required to self-isolate and take two PCR tests upon arrival in the UK – whether or not they come from a country on the red list.

The countries not appearing on the red list will move, from October 4, to a new list “ROW” or “rest of the world”, which will replace the current green and orange lists.

“Testing for unvaccinated passengers from non-red countries will include pre-departure testing, day 2 and day 8 PCR testing. The release test remains an option to reduce the period of self-isolation,” the report said. government press release.

In this case, the term ‘unvaccinated’ also covers those who have received only one vaccine injection, as well as those whose vaccines administered abroad are not yet recognized in the UK.

“Release Test” tests can be ordered for an additional fee and performed on the fifth day of isolation – if they come back negative, unvaccinated travelers will be released from self-isolation a little earlier.

Here’s everything we know so far about the system update:

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Which countries are still on the red list?

This afternoon, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced that from October 4 all three traffic light lists in the UK will be removed, leaving only the Red List and another list of ‘ROW Or “rest of the world”.

Starting at 4 a.m. on September 22, eight countries will also be removed from the current red list, moving to the “ROW” list of safe destinations for travel – which will replace the current green and amber lists.

This followed a week of anonymous leaks suggesting that the red list would be “cut” or “cut in half”, which was not the case.

So which countries will be on the red list from September 22?

Lucy thackraySeptember 17, 2021 6:01 PM

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Which countries will be on the new “safe” list?

It was announced that the old lists of “traffic light” destinations would be deleted from October 4 in favor of only two lists.

The green list will be replaced by a list of countries deemed “safe” for travel by the British government, the orange list will no longer exist and the red list will remain destinations deemed “unsafe for travel”.

The changes were announced by the UK government in the latest travel update on September 17th and will take effect from Monday October 4th.

The new “safe list” look – described by the Transport Department as the right-of-way or “rest of the world” outside the red list – combines countries formerly on the green and orange lists, plus eight new additions that will join it September 22.

So which countries will appear on the “safe” or “ROW” (rest of the world) list?

Lucy thackraySeptember 17, 2021 5:53 PM

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What are the new rules for fully vaccinated travelers?

Starting at 4 a.m. on Monday, October 4, a simpler set of testing rules will apply to fully vaccinated travelers from countries not on the Red List.

From that date, travelers who have received both injections of a Covid vaccine will no longer have to take a pre-departure test before arriving in the UK.

From the end of October, fully vaccinated eligible passengers and those with an approved vaccine from a selected group of non-red countries will be able to replace their day two test with a cheaper lateral flow test, reducing the cost of testing to arrival in England. .

The government wants to introduce it by the end of October, with the aim of putting it in place when people return from midterm vacation.

Anyone who tests positive will need to self-isolate and pass a confirmatory PCR test, at no additional cost to the traveler, which would be genomically sequenced to help identify new variants.

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Which countries have been removed from the red list?

The government has confirmed the eight countries that will move from the red list to the new “safe” list, as of 4 am on September 22.

They include Turkey, Pakistan, Maldives, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Oman, Bangladesh and Kenya.

No country has been added to the red list.

Kate ngSeptember 17, 2021 5:29 PM

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New System Means “Less Testing, Lower Costs,” Grant Shapps Says

Grant Shapps said the new system was “proportionate” and “reflected the new landscape” of the number of people fully immunized.

He said: “Today’s changes mean a simpler and more straightforward system. A solution with less testing and lower costs, enabling more people to travel, see loved ones or do business around the world while boosting the travel industry.

Kate ngSeptember 17, 2021 5:07 PM

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The traffic light system will be phased out from October 4, PCR testing will continue until the end of the month

Lucy thackray has details of major changes to UK rules for international travel announced by the government:

Kate ngSeptember 17, 2021 5:04 PM

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Traffic light system “simplified” into a red list and “rest of the world”

Grant Shapps said the government will introduce a “new, simplified system” for international travel starting Monday, October 4.

He said the new approach will include “a single red list and simplified measures for the rest of the world”.

This will help the UK “strike the right balance to manage the risk to public health as priority 1”, he added.

Kate ngSeptember 17, 2021 4:48 PM

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Eight countries to be removed from the red list

Starting at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, eight countries and territories will drop off the red list, Grant Shapps said.

These countries include Turkey, Pakistan and the Maldives, but the transport secretary has not released the full list.

Lucy thackraySeptember 17, 2021 4:46 PM

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Pre-departure testing prior to arrival in England will be waived for fully vaccinated travelers

Pre-departure testing prior to arrival in England will be waived for fully vaccinated travelers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that from October 4, travelers who have received the two injections of a Covid vaccine will no longer need to take a pre-departure test before arriving in England from a country not registered on the red list.

He added: “Starting later in October, [fully-vaccinated travellers] may replace the second day PCR test with a cheaper lateral flow.

Kate ngSeptember 17, 2021 4:43 PM

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Some of the major companies influencing this market are: Fuji Oil Company Limited, IFFCO, ConAgra Foods, Incorporated, Cargill, Incorporated, Wilmar International Limited, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ajinomoto Company, Associated British Foods PLC, Bunge Limited, AAK KAMANI Private Limited , Refinery29, FEDIOL, Richardson International Limited, Shalimar Chemical Works Private Limited among other national and global players.

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The Fats and Oils Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.08% during the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. The Data Bridge Market Research report on the Fats and Oils Market provides analysis and information on the various factors which are expected to prevail throughout the forecast period while providing their impacts on the growth of the market.

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Carries out the global segmentation of the fats and oils market:

By type (fats, vegetable oil),

Application (Food, Industrial),

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Regions Covered By The Fats And Oils Market 2021 Report:

North America: United States, Canada and Mexico.

South and Central America: Argentina, Chile and Brazil.

Middle East and Africa: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Egypt and South Africa.

Europe: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Russia.

Asia-Pacific: India, China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia.

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7 Global Fats and Oils Market Analysis by Solutions

8 Global Fats and Oils Market Analysis by Services

9 Global Fats and Oils Market Analysis by Industry Vertical

10 Geographical Analysis of Global Fats and Oils Market

11 Industry landscape

12 Competitive landscape

13 Fats and Oils Market, Key Company Profiles

14 Annex

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