Pakistan has introduced the medical visa category in a recently revised policy, easing rules for people seeking entry in the country for health emergencies and work, a media report said on Monday.
The new rules were approve by the federal cabinet on February 2, Dawn newspaper reported on its online version.
The report is based on a letter issued by the Ministry of Interior to the Director General of Immigration and Passports, the paper said.
Although the document does not explicitly state that the medical visa category has been introduced for the first time, interior ministry spokesperson Zafaryab Khan confirmed it was a new addition.
Under the new guidelines,…