Community representation from all segments of life attended the ceremonies and also vowed to continue their support with Kashmiris especially in the revoking of their special status recently by the government of India.
"We have been informed deserving community members through phone to book their tickets for upcoming special flights of PIA and the tickets have been issuing through special counters set up at the Terminal 2, Dubai International Airport,” he said.
Those were among who earlier registered on the website provided by the two embassies to return their homeland out of a total of 450,000 Indians and 80,000 Pakistanis.
The Pakistani Consul General pointed that normal flight operations of PIA and AirBlue would start within days; a new airline, Serene Air, would also start flights from the UAE this week
"During the 3-month historic repatriation operation, the Consulate and the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi assisted over 60,000 stranded Pakistanis in flying home with 131 special PIA flights."
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has launched a three-year deworming programme for school-aged children in Pakistan, to improve their health and consequently enhance learning outcomes.
Fearful of the economic and financial impact, and swayed by the acute hardship suffered by millions of poor families, Prime Minister Imran Khan has defended the lifting of the lockdown last week, saying the virus spread has been well below projections.
After the medical check-up and the coronavirus test, the passengers will be allowed to go their homes, instead of the quarantine centre, if they do not show any COVID-19 symptoms.
In a video message, Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai and Northern Emirates has said that the Dubai mission in collaboration with its partners has facilitated 110 special flights from Dubai to repatriate around 22,000 stranded Pakistan till date.