Pakistani nationals stranded in Malaysia and Singapore were evacuated by a special relief flight operated by Pakistan International Airline (PIA).
The spokesperson of the foreign ministry Dr Aisha Farooqui stated “In line with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s instructions to all Missions to facilitate our Diaspora, 200 Pakistani citizens stranded in Malaysia and Singapore due to COVID19 evacuated via PIA.”
In line with FM @SMQureshiPTI’s instructions to all Missions to facilitate our Diaspora, 200 🇵🇰 citizens stranded in #Malaysia & #Singapore due to #COVID19 evacuated via @Official_PIA @PakistanHiComMy in coord. with Govt of #Malaysia facilitated repatriation of our citizens. pic.twitter.com/L3e1UupzP2
— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) April 11, 2020
The spokesperson for the national aircraft carrier said that a PIA aircraft will bring in Pakistanis stranded in Denmark back home on April 10.
Another flight scheduled for April 11 will take French passengers back to France. On April 12, a special flight will take Japanese passengers along with essential and medical supplies to Tokyo, Japan.
Pakistanis stranded in Thailand will also be brought back on April 13, 200 Pakistanis stranded in Thailand will hopefully return by Monday.