Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on overseas Pakistanis, Zulfikar Bukhari, has said that more than 6,500 Pakistanis stranded abroad will be brought back between April 20 and 28.
In his tweet, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan advised passengers “to become familiar with travel SOPs before getting on board to avoid any inconvenience”.
Bukhari also shared a list of scheduled flights.
In line with PM @ImranKhanPTI’s instrs to bring our ppl back, 6500+Pakistanis will be repatriated between 20-28th Apr from different parts of🌍
These are unusual circumstances,I urge passengers to become familiar with travel SOPs before getting onboard to avoid any inconvenience pic.twitter.com/zxeOtZLB9j
— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) April 19, 2020
Earlier Zulfikar Bukhari also said that over Rs. 100 million had been donated to the Prime Minister’s COVID-19 Relief Fund by the Pakistani expatriates in response to the website launched by his ministry.
“Over 646,580 dollars (Rs. 100 million) has been donated by the Overseas Pakistanis so far,” said Zulfikar Bukhari, while addressing to the Virtual Town Hall Meeting arranged by the American Pakistanis to discuss the issues faced by their compatriots in the United States (US) amid the coronavirus crisis.
PM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
If you are living abroad, and want to assist Pakistani government in combat against Covid-19;
Here is how you can donate in PM’s Coronavirus Relief Fund.
When you will access the website, a box will appear on the left side of the main screen.
You can donate the amount to the needy ones with just only three steps.
SELECT THE AMOUNT
The box is divided into three categories, with “Select the amount” as the first one.
You have to then select the amount you want to donate.
$35 dollars is the minimum amount to select while if you want to donate more; you have the following options.
$100, $350, $2500, $5000, $10000 or other amount
After selecting the amount you wish to donate, move to select the number of months.
Either you wish to donate for one month, two months, or three months, it totally depends as per your ease.
If you wish to add medication amount, you may pay $15 more or simply skip by selecting option “NO”
ENTER BILLING INFO
Simply provide your details in this step by mentioning your
Name (If you do not want to mention your name in donations simply check the box)
Click Next and Proceed to Step 3
Donate the amount and you have played your part in assisting the government of Pakistan.
Earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan appealed to the Overseas to help Pakistan during this critical time of COVID19 pandemic by donating generously to PM’s Coronavirus relief fund.
The Prime Minister took to Twitter and wrote, “Overseas Pakistani have always been Pakistan’s source of strength. I would like all overseas Pakistanis to once again help Pak during this critical time of COVID19 pandemic by donating generously to PM’s Coronavirus relief fund at
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI urges the overseas Pakistanis to help their brethren in need. Donate generously and help the government win this war against Corona.
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) April 13, 2020