ISLAMABAD: Pakistani 50 stranded at Doha worldwide airport are anticipated to return later at present by way of a particular flight after the federal government suspended all worldwide flights.
Round 50 people are anticipated to return.
Pakistanis have been left stranded at airports throughout the globe after the federal authorities suspended worldwide flights into the nation until April as a part of sweeping measures to comprise the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Overseas Workplace Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui mentioned the passengers are scheduled to reach at Islamabad Worldwide Airport in a particular Qatar Airways flight.
The variety of passengers, nevertheless, stays unclear with Aviation Division claiming 72 Pakistanis can be repatriated as an alternative of 50 as claimed by the FO.
Yesterday, Excessive Fee employees in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok helped 54 and 55 Pakistanis respectively stranded on the KL Worldwide Airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Pakistan confirmed three casualties from the virus on March 22 – one every in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan. The primary two casualties have been reported on March 18 in K-P and the third was a most cancers survivor in Karachi.
The nationwide tally of COVID-19 sufferers topped 800 with 352 instances in Sindh; 108 in Balochistan; 225 in Punjab; 31 in Okay-P; 71 in Gilgit-Baltistan; 15 in Islamabad; and one in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.