7,000 stranded Pakistanis to be brought back before Eid al Fitr 2020
ISLAMABAD - Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan informed the National Assembly on Friday that seven thousand stranded Pakistanis will be brought back home before Eid al Fitr.
During the NA session, he said that thousands of stranded Pakistanis, including students, workers, members of Tableeghi Jamaat, and pilgrims, from across the globe have been repatriated.
He said Pakistani prisoners from Oman and the United Arab Emirates were brought back free of cost. He said Aviation Division operated 181 inbound flights and took over 25,000 passengers to their destinations in 27 countries. He said around 250 students from Wuhan and China will be repatriated through special flight on Monday, Radio Pakistan reported.
He said chartered planes should be dispatched to repatriate stranded Pakistanis from various countries.
Talking about the coronavirus situation, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal said serious and collective efforts are required to curtail the coronavirus.
Ahsan Iqbal proposed that local governments in Punjab should immediately be restored and the federal government should declare education emergency, reduce petroleum, electricity, and gas prices to provide relief to the common people in wake of COVID-19.
- Islamabad United's Hassan Ali opts to stay for the remainder of PSL 601:45 PM | 14 Jun, 2021
- Sindh to announce budget worth Rs1.3 trillion tomorrow01:05 PM | 14 Jun, 2021
- Watch - Saudi Arabia introduces robots to distribute Zamzam water at ...12:28 PM | 14 Jun, 2021
- 30-year-old Gujranwala man chopped to pieces for asking girl’s hand ...12:06 PM | 14 Jun, 2021
- Middle schools in KP closed for summer vacations till further notice11:36 AM | 14 Jun, 2021
- Hira Mani opens up about supporting Asim Azhar during recent ...05:40 PM | 13 Jun, 2021
- Ertugrul star Esra Bilgic leaves fans stunned with sizzling beach ...03:37 PM | 13 Jun, 2021
- Tiger Shroff’s mother Ayesha wishes Disha Patani on her birthday12:49 PM | 13 Jun, 2021
- 16 Pakistani universities among Asia's top 50002:36 PM | 8 Jun, 2021
- Famous figures who survived serious plane incidents07:21 PM | 29 May, 2021
- Best anti-aging foods to look younger09:47 PM | 18 May, 2021
- Pakistani FM reaches Turkey on diplomatic mission to highlight ...05:56 PM | 18 May, 2021