Pakistan’s international flights to resume from today

By DG Staff

ISLAMABAD 21 June 2020: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said Pakistan would partially open its airspace for international flights by Sunday mainly to facilitate the overseas workers, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) and Wam, reported.

“Tomorrow [Sunday] we will partially open airspace for international flights. This is being done specially to help our overseas workers who have suffered most in this pandemic but have shown great courage and made us proud,” the prime minister said on Twitter.

The UAE and the other Gulf states are host to a large number of expatriates from Pakistan.

He welcomed the expatriates returning to their homes and assured that the government would facilitate them in every way.

The prime minister also appreciated the philanthropic role played by the overseas Pakistani community in helping their countrymen abroad during Covid-19 pandemic.

“There are many examples where the Pakistani community has been a source of inspiration, helping those around in need,” he remarked.

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