PIA to bring back Pakistan pilgrims stranded in Qatar


Pakistan International Airlines will send exceptional flights to bring back many Pakistani travelers stranded in Doha, a day after Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers separated political ties with Qatar. As per an announcement issued on Monday, PIA CEO Nayyar Hayat has asked the carrier’s Qatar supervisor to facilitate with the Pakistanis stranded in the nation.

Hayat has coordinated that uncommon flights will be arranged for the pilgrims, reported.

Pakistan’s national transporter PIA’s authorities in Doha have additionally been coordinated to contact the Pakistani international safe haven in Doha.

Pakistani pioneers who were making a trip to Saudi Arabia for Umrah through Qatar were stranded in Doha after a few nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt cut political ties with Qatar that is home to a noteworthy US army installation, blaming it for supporting psychological militant gatherings and sponsorship Iran.

It is being accounted for that several Pakistanis are stranded at the Doha air terminal.

Recently, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates started pulling back their strategic staff from Qatar and local aircrafts reported they would suspend administration to its capital, Doha.

The exceptional measures against Doha incorporate requesting Qatari residents to leave inside 14 days and restricting nationals of the three Gulf states from heading out to Qatar.

The correct number of those left in Doha because of travel restriction on Qatar is not known. The choice has dove Qatar into bedlam and lighted the greatest strategic emergency in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq.

Qatar has criticised the move as a “violation of its sovereignty.”