So far 1,600 stranded Pakistanis have been lifted: FM Qureshi.

ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that so far 1,600 stranded Pakistanis have been lifted via nine flights, around the world.

The Pakistani nationals were stranded due to outbreak of coronavirus across the globe.

During a meeting at the foreign office to review arrangements to bring back Pakistanis, FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the government is fully aware of the pain of its nationals and Pakistani embassies around the world have been directed to take special care of the stranded people.

He further said special protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been made through which nine flights have managed to bring back stranded Pakistani nationals from aboard.

He said plan is being devised for the early return of...

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