Over 60,000 stranded Pakistanis await repatriation from abroad


Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday was briefed that about 62,709 registered Pakistanis await repatriation from abroad, whereas, 11,529 Pakistanis have been brought back so far. The minister was apprised during a visit to the Emergency Crisis Management Unit established at the Foreign Office in Islamabad. ?Government is utilising all possible resources to bring back stranded Pakistanis to home in a phased manner,? Shah maintained, adding that government is fully aware of the plight of overseas Pakistanis, who wish to return to their home country as soon as possible.