ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan on Tuesday offered a special aircraft to the Indian government for the return of Indian citizens that arrive in Karachi from Yemen on a Pakistan Navy ship.

Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has offered a special aircraft to the Indian High commission in Islamabad to send back the 11 Indian citizens.

A senior Indian diplomat in Islamabad also confirmed that the Indian High Commission had arranged a commercial flight for their citizens; however, Pakistan’s offer of a special aircraft is urgently being shared with the Indian government in New Delhi, which will make the final decision.

I am really thankful to Pakistani officers and authorities from rescuing the trapped Indian citizens, Indian diplomat Prabahat K Jain said.

Indian citizens rescued from war-torn Yemen also expressed their gratitude to Pakistan for the government and navy’s efforts for evacuation.