As many as 193 countrymen, who were stranded in the neighboring country India due to the coronavirus outbreak, have returned to Pakistan through the Wagah-Attari border.
The Pakistan High Commission in India’s New Delhi oversaw the repatriation of the Pakistani nationals stranded in the neighboring country due to the coronavirus lockdown.
According to the details, the stranded Pakistani nationals were included women and children. Upon their arrival in Pakistan, all of them were screened and shifted to the quarantined centres in Lahore. The details further said that the most of the Pakistani nationals were also screened at Attari, India before being allowed to the cross the Wagah border.
On the request made by the government of Pakistan, the interior minister of India has transported the Pakistani nationals to the Wagah border. After the arrival of the returnees in the country, they thank the PTI-led federal government of Pakistan to taking bold steps for their return.
It is pertinent to mention here that earlier this month, as many as 41 Pakistani nationals stranded in the neighboring country India retuned to Pakistan through the Wagah border.
It must be noted that the Pakistani nationals living in different Indian states on visas, had requested Pakistani high commissioner in New Delhi, India to send them back to Pakistan as soon as possible.