PIA on mission to rescue 380 Pakistanis from Spain

By: News Desk      Published: 12:45 PM, 13 May, 2020
PIA on mission to rescue 380 Pakistanis from Spain

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) special flight has left for Spanish city of Barcelona to bring back around 380 stranded Pakistanis, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Wednesday, quoting its sources.

PIA’s special flight PK-8769 was thoroughly disinfected with spray before it took off for Spain.

The special flights are part of PIA’s plan to repatriate stranded Pakistani nationals from various countries as per the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Meanwhile, some 120 Pakistanis including 66 students left Dhaka by a special arrangement. They left Dhaka by a special flight of PIA on Tuesday for Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore.

A press statement issued by the High Commission of Pakistan in Dhaka said that this flight was part of Pakistan's special repatriation operation to bring back thousands of its citizens stranded across the globe by the PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) and other airlines.