PIA to bring back 160 Pakistanis stranded in Syria.

KARACHI -- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has finalized all arrangements to send a special flight to Syria's Aleppo today (Monday) to bring back Pakistani stranded in Damascus after Israel's recent bombardment at the airport.

PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez Khan in a statement said that Pakistanis will be first transported to Aleppo from Damascus by bus, from where a PIA plane will bring them back home.

'PIA has made arrangements to send a flight on special instructions of the Minister for Aviation,' he said.

He said Pakistan's ambassador to Syria had requested the government and the national flag carrier for sending the flight to evacuate the stranded Pakistanis.

Meanwhile, the Aviation Division said all stranded Pakistani Zaireen would start arriving home within 24 hours due to PIA's special sorties.

It is pertinent to mention that more than 300 Pakistanis...

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