400 Pakistani prisoners repatriated from UAE

Sandra Loyd

ABU DHABI: A minimum of 400 Pakistani prisoners, who were launched by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) federal government in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, returned home late night on 2 unique flights.

The unique flights, which were run after an understanding was reached in between the federal governments of Pakistan and the UAE, were first flights of the UAE to participate in Pakistan’s airspace given that the suspension of incoming air traffic, in location given that Mar 21, amidst the pandemic.

A declaration provided by the Pakistan embassy in the UAE stated these prisoners were serving their terms in UAE prisons for “minor offenses”.

Organized by the UAE federal government, the flights took the prisoners to Faisalabad International Airport and Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar.

Pakistan likewise thanked the UAE federal government for its kind gesture. “Pakistan’s embassy and consulate worked in close coordination with the UAE authorities for early repatriation to Pakistan,” stated the declaration.

On Tuesday, Pakistan International Airline Companies (PIA) revealed extra flights to revive Pakistan nationals who are stranded abroad.

According to a representative for the national flag-carrier, flights will leave for Manchester from Islamabad on April 17 and April18 He added that 2 more flights– PK 8852 and PK 8894– will take a trip to Seoul from Islamabad on April 17.

In addition, an unique flight from Karachi to Jakarta, Indonesia will leave on April 18, he stated. He specified that the national provider will likewise designate 2 more flights for Toronto, Canada for April 15 and 19.

On April 17, an unique flight will head to Dubai to revive stranded nationals, he had actually stated.

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