Pakistani citizens stranded in Qatar and UAE due to suspension of flights over coronavirus, were brought back to the country by Qatar Airways and Fly Dubai.
On Monday, Fly Dubai brought 101 Pakistanis to Islamabad from Dubai. According to Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, these passengers had none of the coronavirus symptoms and their tests have been sent to the laboratory.
Qatar Airways also operated a flight for Islamabad to bring back stranded passengers at Doha Airport. Forty passengers were brought back by this flight.
Following their return to the country, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Overseas Pakistanis Sayed Zulfi Bukhari thanked both the airlines for their support in flying back the stranded Pakistanis.