The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis said Friday global flight operations would restart from June 20.
The growth comes a couple of days after Special Assistant to Prime Minister Zulfi Bukhari had apprised the national cabinet to the plight of overseas Pakistanis.
Based on sources, Bukhari, at a cabinet meeting, stated that almost 200,000 Pakistanis are very jobless.
The Ministry of Overseas, at a Twitter place now, declared the resumption of flights on all airports, except Gawadar and Turbat.
“Govt of Pakistan has approved International Flight Operations to/from All International Airports of Pakistan except Gwadar and Turbat airports, with effect from June 20, 2020,” it stated.
SOPs will be compulsory for many Airline Operators: CAA
The Civil Aviation Authority, while declaring that the resumption, stated following standard operating procedures shall be required for airline operators.
The organization stated that the flights will probably be exposed to”relevant restrictions and constraints.”
“The consent for International Flight Operations will be subject to important limitations and limitations as determined by the Competent Authority from time to time in light of their existing COVID-19 Scenario and execution of Health Protocols,” it added.
‘45,000 stranded Pakistanis to be attracted back each week’
On Wednesday, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Moeed Yusuf had stated that from June 20, approximately 45,000 global passengers will be attracted back every week.
The premier’s aide on domestic security stated that as promised by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the government has made the arrangements to the overseas Pakistanis awaiting repatriation.
“Beginning from 20th June, we’d be attracting approx. 45,000 global passengers each week. That is three times the present 14,000 per week,” he explained.