PIA special flight carrying 150 stranded Pakistanis leaves US


WASHINGTON:    A special flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 150 stranded Pakistani students has left US from Washington for Karachi.
Pakistan’s ambassador for United States and officials of US Department of State bid farewell to the students.
Earlier, PIA’s first special flight from the US reached Islamabad with 179 passengers onboard from Washington DC via PK 8722.
PIA has announced to continue its relief operation till the return of the last Pakistani stranded abroad and more flights carrying stranded Pakistanis would arrive in Pakistan in the next coming days.
On the other hand, the PIA will operate 9 flights for the return of British nationals of Pakistani origin from May 11 to 17. Two special flights from Lahore and seven from Islamabad will depart for the UK.