Consul General H.E. Ahmed Amjad Ali assured to arrange safe travel for all registered Pakistanis.
In a video message, Consul General of Pakistan wished blessing of the holy month of Ramadan. He asserted that the consulate is aware of the problems faced by Pakistanis amid Covid-19.
He mentioned that consulate has received over 60,000 applications from all over Dubai and Northern Emirates. These include visitors with expired visas, residents who have lost their jobs or those who are sent put on paid/unpaid holidays by companies.
He also stated that till now 2,500 people have already traveled to Pakistan via PIA special flights. Emirates airline is also taking Pakistanis back to country directly arranged by companies.
Regarding priority listing, he mentioned that priority is given to visitors, elderly, pregnant women, students and those who have lost their jobs.
Mr. Ahmed Amjad Ali also pointed out the rumors circulating social media that one must go physically to consulate to register. He assured that online registration is the only option available for registration.
He also warned people from travel agents who are charging extra for the tickets or those who are selling tickets in black. He insisted that only PIA office is issuing tickets and that any travel agent claiming to offer tickets must be reported to Consulate General of Pakistan or to police.