Evacuation of stranded Pakistani nationals from Tanzania

Islamabad, May 04, 2020 (PPI-OT): A group of 124 Pakistani nationals left Dar es Salaam for Pakistan through a special flight today evening. The repatriating group included businessmen, construction company employees, tourists and visitors, says a press release received here today from Tanzania. Mr. Muhammad Saleem, Head of Mission and the High Commission staff were present at the airport to see off the stranded Pakistanis. The Head of Mission expressed special thanks for the support received from the Government of Pakistan and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania in facilitating the completion of all formalities for the special/chartered flight of Salam Air, the second national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman.

The special flight also evacuated the Tanzanians nationals stranded in Pakistan. The High Commission expressed gratitude to the management of Salam Air, who offered economical service to the stranded travellers amid the daunting challenge for international travel posed by the global Covid-19 pandemic. The special flight was mostly financed by the stranded travellers from Pakistan, Tanzania and Oman. In this regard, Mr. Saleem also appreciated the services rendered by the management of Tawhid Mosque and the Welfare Association of Pakistani in Dar es Salaam.

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