CAA bans carrying of naswar on all flights


ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the carriage of Naswar on all the flights. The act has been deemed a punishable offence.

According to a notification issued by CAA, “carrying Naswar in flights is banned and if someone still carries Naswar to the flight, it will be considered a punishable offense”.

The notification mentioned that all the Arab countries have included Naswar in the list of narcotics.

The CAA warned that from now onwards, strict action will be taken against passengers carrying Naswar in their luggage. The passengers carrying Naswar with them would have to face legal proceedings.

The ban applies to the Hajj pilgrims as well.

The CAA and airport security force have placed banners at all the airports in this regard. The passengers have been advised against carrying Naswar in the banners.