ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said the government had a priority to bring back Pakistanis waiting to return to the country in various countries of the world.
Chairing a meeting regarding dealing with coronavirus pandemic in Islamabad, he said a Crisis Management Cell had been established at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and it had been in contact with the Pakistani embassies in the entire world. He said we have the exact number of Pakistanis abroad.
The foreign minister said the entire protocol of test flight had been exercised. He said all the 170 passengers of test flight from Thailand were tested and all of them were found negative.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, “We have to ensure provision of quarantine and other medical facilities for the coronavirus positive people at airports.”
He said flight operations in many countries remained suspended due to lockdown.
Meanwhile, the Punjab government have setup two special diagnostic centers in Lahore for diagnosis and treatment of suspected Corona patients.
Centers have been set up at Outdoor of Mayo Hospital and Expo Center Johar Town.
Specialized doctors and staff present on both these centers will conduct detailed diagnosis of suspected patients and send them to relevant hospitals for treatment according to patient’s symptoms.