Coronavirus
Govt to dispatch food for Pakistani students stranded in China
ISLAMABAD: The government is all set to dispatch food items for Pakistani students stuck up in China after the Coronavirus outbreak there.
“We are sending food for the Pakistani students after getting approved Rs 20 million fund from the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Board,” Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development OP&HRD Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari said.
Accordingly, he said, a list of 1,300 Pakistani students stranded in China had been ascertained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a press release said.
He said the OP&HRD ministry was in constant contact with parents of the Pakistani students stationed in China. – APP