UK government decided to operate chartered flights to repatriate British citizens trapped in Pakistan.

The United Kingdom ‘UK’ government has chosen to set off chartered flights to send back British residents shut in Pakistan because of the suspension of international flights following coronavirus outbreak.

English High Commissioner Christian Turner declared that the UK government will start a sequence of chartered flights from the following week to bring around 7,500 residents back home.

Prior to the suspension of Pakistan International Airlines ‘PIA’ every day flights to the UK, 7,758 British residents had been departed home through 22 flights during nine days since April 4, said Christian Turner.

The high official said that British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab allowed to work a sequence of chartered flights to send back UK residents from Pakistan. The British authorities will likewise settle the issues identified with the repatriation procedure other than giving financial help to its residents, he included.

On April 9, Pakistan had broadened its prohibition on all flight activities other than despite chartered and private planes till April 21 due to coronavirus outbreak.

Common Aviation Authority ‘CAA’ had informed the widening for the closure of all sort of flight activities including local and global after the commands of the government.

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