Pakistan seeks to evacuate its nationals from “Egypt”

Pakistan seeks to evacuate its nationals from “Egypt”

Karāchi : Pakistan | Jan 30, 2011 at 5:10 AM PST
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Pakistan's foreign ministry spokesman Abdul Basit

On Sunday Seema Naqvi the Pakistan Ambassador in Cairo, requested to the Pakistani government to evacuate the nationals from Egypt due to the intense violence and lawlessness running nowadays. She requested to send the C 130 plane for the safe evacuation of Pakistanis. In reply of her request Foreign Ministry said the evacuation will be made if the circumstances do not favor its nationals.

The Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdul Basit Khan briefed to the local Pakistani channel that all the Pakistani nationals are safe and sound and they embassy is in touch with them due to ongoing situations. He said about 150 to 200 families are residing in Egypt and nearly 700 Pakistanis are in total. He further spoke with channel “We are closely watching the situation in Egypt,”

These unrest and violence conditions have killed at least 100 people for last several days and how long it will prevail nobody knows about.

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ghaffarabid is based in Faisalābād, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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