Repatriation of Pakistanis is top priority: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the repatriation of Pakistanis standard at various airports across the globe is their top priority.


While presiding over a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday held to take stock of the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and reviewed various aspects to ensure the gradual repatriation of Pakistanis, the foreign minister said that a Crises Management Cell has been at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which is constantly in touch with the Pakistani Missions abroad, and they have all the data of Overseas Pakistanis.

The meeting was attended by the Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Security Dr Moeed Yousuf, the Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, the Secretary Aviation Division Hassan Nasir Jami, and Senior Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Military Officials were also present in the meeting.

The foreign minister said that the entire Protocol of Test Flight has been exercised. He said that all the 170 passengers of test flight from Thailand were tested and all of them were found negative.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that we have to ensure provision of quarantine and other medical facilities for the Coronavirus positive people at airports.

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