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Special flight to bring back stranded Pakistanis from Doha

All international flights have been suspended by the government as part of sweeping measures to contain the spread-out.

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Pakistani citizens stranded at Doha international airport, Qatar are expected to return later today via a special flight as all international flights have been suspended by the government as part of sweeping measures to contain the spread-out.

Pakistanis are left stranded various airports across the globe after the federal government suspended international flights into the country till April.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said the passengers are scheduled to arrive at Islamabad International Airport in a special Qatar Airways flight.

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However, the number of passengers remains unclear with Aviation Division claiming 72 Pakistanis will be repatriated instead of 50 as claimed by the FO.

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