28 February 2020 – 340 Pakistanis return from Iran after coronavirus screening

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Border
Intervention Categories: International travel measures; Repatriation of nationals
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Chief minister, border authorities and health ministry for implementation

Overview: Pakistani authorities decided to open the Taftan border entry point temporarily to facilitate return of around 340 Pakistanis, including 184 pilgrims, stranded in the Iranian border town of Mirjaveh, after health screening at the border.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1537311/340-pakistanis-stranded-in-iran-return-home

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions