CAA accepts PCB’s request to allow Wasim, Ehsan to return Pakistan from UK


Karachi: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has accepted Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) request to allow Chairman Ehsan Mani and Chief Executive Wasim Khan to return to Pakistan from the United Kingdom (UK), ARY News reported.

PCB asked CAA to grant Ehsan Mani and Wasim Khan repatriation from the UK, after which the Director Air Transport issued permission.

According to sources, the PCB chief executive will arrive in Lahore on January 4 while Ehsan Mani will arrive in Lahore on January 8 via Dubai on a private flight.

Both individuals will undergo the COVID-19 Test on arrival at Lahore Airport and they will have to be quarantine themselves following the guidelines set by the health department.

It must be noted that PCB Chairman and CEO are currently in the UK. Several European and Gulf countries, including Pakistan, have banned flights to and from UK after the emergence of new variant of coronavirus.