According to details, the evacuation of Pakistanis continues due to civil war and clashes in Sudan, with an additional 100 Pakistani nationals arriving safely in the homeland. So far, 636 stranded Pakistanis have returned home. According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, before this, Pakistani nationals had arrived in Karachi from Sudan via Jeddah through five flights of the Pakistan Air Force. In the next 24 to 48 hours, about 1,000 more Pakistanis will be brought back from Sudan.
Today, the Saudi Foreign Office also tweeted that a Saudi Royal aircraft carrying 45 Saudi and 36 Pakistani citizens arrived in Jeddah today. The aircraft had 52 citizens from brotherly countries as passengers. The Pakistani Foreign Office tweeted that in this difficult hour, they are grateful to the brotherly country of Saudi Arabia for helping Pakistanis. The spokesperson for the Foreign Office, Ms. Zahra Baloch, stated in a press conference on Saturday that 149 Pakistanis had arrived in Islamabad by plane this morning. Pakistani nationals arriving from Sudan are also being brought back to Pakistan safely, and two more planes will arrive today from Sudan, carrying 200 Pakistanis.
According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, our plan to bring Pakistanis back to Pakistan safely is working. The Pakistani Ambassador and embassy staff in Khartoum are working hard to get Pakistani nationals out. Pakistan’s longtime friend China is also helping to evacuate Pakistani citizens.