PIA brings back 254 passengers stranded in Saudi Arabia


By Malik Salman

KARACHI: Special flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has landed at the Islamabad airport with 254 countrymen stranded in Saudi Arabia.

PIA’s flight No-702 along with 254 passengers landed in Islamabad from Riyadh. The passengers were screened and checked by the doctors at the airport amid coronavirus fears.

All the passengers have been moved to quarantine facility and their samples for the tests have been taken. The passengers will be allowed to go to home only when they test negative for the virus.

Earlier, the repatriation of Pakistanis stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continued as 286 more people stranded in Dubai had landed at Karachi airport.


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