Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari has said the country has increased the number of flights from Saudi Arabia to bring back stranded Pakistanis.
“Flights to bring our people back have been increased as per PM Imran Khan’s instructions to facilitate maximum number of people, flights to KSA are also added,” he said.
Flights to bring our ppl back ‘ve been increased as per PM @ImranKhanPTI’s instrs to facilitate max no of ppl,✈️ to KSA are also added.
Even with increased capacity,I request #OverseasPakistanis to avoid unnecessary travel&let more deserving ppl get a chance to travel at priority pic.twitter.com/mEdFxy1fXF
— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) April 25, 2020
Moreover, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 12,723 on Sunday.
Total confirmed cases: 12,723
- Sindh: 4,232
- Punjab: 5,378
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,793
- Balochistan: 722
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 235
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 308
- AJK: 55
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 93
- Sindh: 78
- Balochistan: 11
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 3
- Punjab: 81
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 3
Officials have recorded more than 2.8 million cases and 196,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in December.