pakistan
Tuesday Dec 31 2019
By
Web Desk

PIA to bring back 113 Pakistanis stranded in Malaysia

By
Web Desk
Photo: File

A special flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 113 stranded Pakistani prisoners in Malaysia is scheduled to arrive today in Islamabad.

The information was shared by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis, which stated that the “boarding process” to bring back the stranded Pakistani is “in process”.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis, Zulfiqar Bukhari, said that bringing its citizens back from Malaysia was an important decision of the Government of Pakistan.

He further said that the welfare of Pakistanis based abroad is a priority of the incumbent government.

Moreover, Bukhari further highlighted his ministry's performance, saying that the government had brought back 300 Pakistanis from Malaysia in May 2019 as well.