PIA Schedules Two Additional Flights from Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced on Monday that it has scheduled two additional flights to bring back Pakistani students stranded in violence-hit Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, according to ARY News.

The first PIA flight is set to depart early on May 21 and will arrive at Islamabad International Airport at 6 am. The second flight will depart later the same day, landing at Allama Iqbal Airport in Lahore after 2 pm.

A PIA spokesperson emphasized the airline’s commitment to supporting Pakistani citizens during difficult times. Additional flights may be arranged as needed, following government guidelines.

Earlier, a special PIA flight carrying Pakistani students arrived in Islamabad from Bishkek on Monday morning. Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Engineer Amir Muqam, welcomed the students at the airport.

Minister Muqam stated that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif promptly took measures to protect Pakistani students following the incident and has been closely monitoring the situation. He assured that the government would provide all necessary assistance to those wishing to return to Pakistan.

In a separate statement, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Attaullah Tarar, mentioned that the Pakistani government is in continuous contact with the Kyrgyzstan government to ensure the safe return of the students.

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