KARACHI: A day after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directive, Pakistan International Airlines ( PIA ) brought coming back a lot more than 300 nationals stranded in Malaysia. In a tweet, the national carrier stated they were feeling good about their crew who flew the special airline and “brought residence 300 plus Pakistanis who were stranded”.
“PIA is proud to execute its responsibilities on the instruction of PM Imran Khan,” the tweet added: Feel good about our crew who flew the special 777 flight to bring home 300 plus Pakistani’s who were stranded in Malaysia due to flight path closure. PIA is honored to perform its duties on the guidance of PM Imran Khan & under the leadership of CEO AM Arshad Malik!
According to a statement by the Foreign Office ( FO ) a day previously, a special aircraft of PIA was to bring home 320 Pakistanis nationals lodged in Malaysian jails “but stuck due to the cancellation of direct airplanes between the 2 countries”. Many of the individuals were imprisoned due to the expiry of visa or home permits, the statement added.