Monday, May 23, 2022

200 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia reach Karachi


KARACHI: Two flights carrying 200 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia have reached Jinnah International Airport Karachi on Wednesday, ARY NEWS reported.

According to details, the flights from Jeddah and Riyadh airports carrying the deportees reached the Karachi airport where they would undergo medical tests including rapid antigen test for COVID-19.

“The deportees will be allowed to go to their homes after the determining the nature of their deportation and undergoing other scrutiny,” the sources said.

In a similar action previously, Saudi Arabia deported 140 Pakistanis from the kingdom over their alleged involvement in criminal and illegal activities.

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According to sources, the passengers arrived in Saudi Arabia but were not allowed by the immigration authorities to proceed further after it emerged that they were allegedly involved in illegal activities.

The passengers were then deported and were brought back to the Multan International Airport via Saudi Airline flight.


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