The Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh assisted the repatriation of 250 stranded Pakistanis by PIA Special flight leaving for Lahore on 14 May 2020. Priority was given to Pakistanis travelling due to emergency, medical issues, expiring Iqamas and visit visas, final exit and laid off workers.
This would be the second repatriation flight from Riyadh since suspension of flight operations in the Kingdom on 15th March 2020. The first flight was operated for Islamabad on 1 May 2020.
Speaking to the Pakistanis who had come to embassy for purchase of air- tickets, the Ambassador Raja Ali Ejaz underscored that the Embassy is taking all possible measures for smooth selling of air tickets as well as for welfare, safe and early return of Pakistanis from the Kingdom.
He thanked them for their understanding and cooperation during these difficult times.