Plans are in place to repatriate 2,000 Pakistanis stranded in Dubai, based on the the Consul Common of Pakistan in Dubai.
In a video message, the Consul Common of Pakistan in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Ahmed Amjad Ali, revealed that 110 particular flights have already left the emirate since April, carrying an estimated 22,000 passengers again to Pakistan.
He mentioned: “The Pakistan consulate is all set to hold out the particular repatriation flight operation with PIA until June 27 as the federal government of Pakistan has introduced to open its airspace for worldwide flights.
“We have already finalised the schedule of around 20 additional special repatriation flights till June 27 to bring back additional 2,000 stranded Pakistanis.”
Ali mentioned that Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA), the nation’s nationwide service, has elevated the value of tickets, with a one-way fare to Peshawar now priced at AED1,470 and AED1,270 to Karachi.
“We’re assuring the stranded group members that until June 27, the consulate will name the passengers to get their reserving from Dnata workplace in Deira to pay money or card whereas there isn’t any journey agent in Dubai or Northern Emirates allowed to difficulty PIA tickets for particular flights. Don’t fall for any rip-off or switch cash to anybody for tickets as we’re receiving complaints relating to the matter,” he added.
Round 80,000 stranded Pakistanis registered with the nation’s mission within the UAE to get again to their house after many have been laid off from jobs or despatched on compelled go away as a result of coronavirus pandemic.