Islamabad Airport Needs Strict Implementation of SOPs: Norway’s Ambassador

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Pakistan, Kjell Gunnar Eriksen, remarked that the Islamabad International Airport needs to improve its social distancing protocol to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus.

While comparing the Islamabad Airport with the Dubai International Airport, the ambassador said that there is a need for improved implementation of SOPs at the former.


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A tweet by the ambassador on Tuesday read: “A rare night of traveling. Stopover in Dubai Airport with partially implemented social distancing and lots of Christmas songs. Room for improvement at Islamabad airport. Masks just covering your chin is no protection”.

He also tweeted a picture of the Dubai Airport:


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Earlier, the Norwegian Ambassador had signed an agreement with the representative of the UNESCO in Pakistan, Patricia McPhillips, for additional funding to strengthen the Girls’ Lower Secondary Education Programme (GLSEP).

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