A special flight left Tripoli this morning with 259 Pakistanis on board. The Air Libya flight, chartered by the Government of Pakistan, is scheduled to arrive Lahore this evening. This brings the total number of special flights operated so far to 10 and the total number of Pakistanis airlifted from Libya to 2769.
Meanwhile, the number of Pakistanis that have been evacuated through land routes from bordering countries has reached 2700. This brings the overall figure of stranded Pakistanis who have been successfully evacuated from Libya to 5469.
Over 500 destitute Pakistanis are still being supported in the relief camps, set up by Pakistan Embassy, waiting to be repatriated in the coming days. Additional special flights will be planned accordingly.
16th September 2014
Last modified: November 21, 2019
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