10th special flight to bring back 259 stranded Pakistanis from Libya

September 15, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: A special flight from Tripoli with 259 Pakistanis on board, The Air Libya flight, chartered by the Government of Pakistan arrived in Lahore on Tuesday evening. This brings the total number of special flights operated so far to 10 and the total number of Pakistanis airlifted from Libya to 2769.

Meanwhile, the number of Pakistanis that have been evacuated through land routes from bordering countries has reached 2700. This brings the overall figure of stranded Pakistanis who have been successfully evacuated from Libya to 5469.

Over 500 destitute Pakistanis are still being supported in the relief camps, set up by Pakistan Embassy, waiting to be repatriated in the coming days. Additional special flights will be planned accordingly.

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