Airlifting of stranded Pakistanis in Yemen has been started on the special directives of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. He himself is monitoring the evacuation process.
Meanwhile, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam in a statement said all possible means are being utilized for early and safe evacuation of all stranded Pakistanis in Yemen.
She said a Pakistan Navy vessel is also due at Al-Hudeida today to evacuate 34 Pakistanis.
On the other hand, The Pakistan Navy Ship has set off for Pakistan with 148 rescued Pakistani and 35 foreign nationals. The rescued nationals which include eleven Indian nationals will arrive in Karachi on Tuesday. The Indian government has thanked Islamabad for its humanitarian gesture.
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