25% air space reopened for repatriation of Pakistanis stranded in different countries: Moeed Yusuf.


ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf says 25 percent air space has been reopened for repatriation of Pakistanis stranded in different countries due to coronavirus pandemic.

He was briefing the media after a meeting of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) along with Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Moeed Yusuf said efforts are being made to repatriate all Pakistanis to the homeland within a month. He said eight airports are operational across the country for the repatriation purpose.

He said up to 45,000 Pakistanis will be brought back to the country and they will be tested at airports. He said all returning Pakistanis will be bound for 14-day self-quarantine at their homes.

Speaking on the occasion, Zulfiqar Bukhari said 80,000 Pakistanis...

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