Embassy of Pakistan Abu Dhabi has issued the press release on 14th April, 2020 in connection with release of 400 Pakistani prisoners.
In the backdrop of prevailing situation following the outbreak of Covid-19, the UAE Government today released nearly 400 Pakistani prisoners in line with the understanding reached between the Governments of Pakistan and the UAE. These prisoners were serving their term in the UAE jails for minor offences.
These prisoners are being repatriated through two special flights arranged by the UAE Government. Accordingly, two FlyDubai flights are bringing these prisoners to Faisalabad International Airport, Faisalabad and Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar.
The Government of Pakistan sincerely thank the brotherly Government of the UAE for this kind gesture during the challenging times. The Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of Pakistan, Dubai worked in close coordination with the UAE authorities for their early repatriation to Pakistan.