India facilitating return of 180 stranded Pakistanis
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India facilitating return of 180 stranded Pakistanis

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New Delhi, Apr 16: Amidst nationwide lockdown across the country, the government is facilitating the return of 180 stranded Pakistani nationals to their country, sources in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday.

The MEA has been facilitating the return of foreign nationals presently stranded in India to their countries. These include nationals of Pakistan.

“We understand from the High Commission of Pakistan that 180 of their nationals currently in India want to go back. We are coordinating with authorities concerned to facilitate their departure," a source said.

We understand from the High Commission of Pakistan that 180 of their nationals presently in India want to go back. We are coordinating with concerned authorities to facilitate their departure. The Pakistan High Commission here has been in close contact with the Indian side to ensure expeditious and safe return of stranded Pakistanis.

Last month, five Pakistan nationals returned home via the Attari-Wagah border point. Most of the Pakistani nationals came to India on medical visas. (UNI)

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