First set of stranded Pakistanis attain residence


LibyaSmoke billows from a petroleum depot that has been set ablaze following clashes between rival militias close to the airport within the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 2, 2014.

The nationwide airline Thursday afternoon introduced again 500 stranded Pakistanis from war-torn Libya Thursday afternoon as a part of the evacuation ordered by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

PIA’s spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar confirmed that the nationwide service was able to function extra flights to Libya in compliance withthe premier’s directions.

“With the principle airport shut down, the PIA planes now must function from an airport close to Tripoli which is touchdown area utilized by their armed forces,” he mentioned.

Whereas Tajwar couldn’t give an actual determine, social activist Ansar Burney mentioned the numbers of the stranded Pakistanis was round 4,000 to five,000.

The social activist additional requested the prime minister to ship a ship to carry again folks from Libya.

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