The Sudanese armed forces are making efforts to safely evacuate non-Sudanese individuals and embassy staff from the war-torn country. According to the army, attempts to systematically evacuate US, UK, Chinese, and French embassy workers via military planes are underway.
Army Chief Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan has stated that he has spoken with leaders of several countries and has requested for the safe evacuation of their citizens. However, the central international airport in Khartoum has become a target of intense gunfire, where military aircraft will be necessary.
After the evacuation from Sudan, Saudi and other city residents have arrived in Jeddah. Saudi state television has reported that Saudi residents and other individuals evacuated from Sudan have arrived at the port city of Jeddah for the first time since the start of the conflict, via a sea route.
State-run news channel television has stated that “the first ship of the evacuation from Sudan has arrived, carrying 50 Saudi residents and numerous residents from friendly countries.”
On the other hand, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has made a statement regarding the safety and security of Pakistani nationals present in Sudan. He stated that the situation in Sudan is being closely monitored, and there are about 1500 Pakistanis present in Sudan. The safety and security of Pakistanis present in Sudan is the government’s top priority