NAIROBI | KENYA
184 stranded Pakistani Nationals have been repatriated today from Kampala (Uganda) to Lahore via Fly Dubai special flight, following the suspension of flight operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The stranded Pakistanis were seen off by Pakistan Association and Pakistan Society members in Uganda. Our Honorary Consul was also present at the occasion. They bid farewell with warm wishes for the safe return of the stranded Pakistanis.
It may be noted that Pakistan does not have any resident Mission in Uganda. High Commissioner and other officials from Nairobi could not visit Kampala due to travel restrictions imposed by Kenya and Uganda in wake of Covid-19.
The high commission lauded the coordinated efforts by governmt of Pakistan, Foreign Ministry, Mr. Mahmood Ismail of Al Nusra Foundation, Abdul Qadir Umar, Head of Pangani Tablighi Markaz and Government of Uganda for making the reparation a possible. She also placed on record her appreciation to members of Pakistan Association, Pakistan society and our Honorary Consul in Kampala.
May 16, 2020