Over 20,000 Afghanistan nationals and different foreigners have landed at Islamabad airport after their evacuation from the neighbouring nation within the wake of a Taliban takeover.
In accordance with particulars, as many as 332 flights from navy planes and personal airways had landed on the Islamabad airport after the start of a particular flight operation from Afghanistan to evacuate stranded individuals on August 16.
The navy planes and international airways had later additionally left with the passengers to different international locations.
The flight operation for evacuation of individuals stranded in Afghanistan within the aftermath of a Taliban takeover has been restricted to Islamabad airport solely after beforehand being deliberate in three different cities additionally.
The evacuation flights for transit passengers from Afghanistan will now be operated by the Islamabad airport solely whereas the operation has been suspended at Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar airports.
“We have made special arrangements at the Karachi, Peshawar and Lahore airports but now the operations have been suspended,” the sources in aviation mentioned.
Pakistan has accepted the requests made by america (US) and NATO for offering help in evacuations from Afghanistan.
The US Embassy has requested Pakistan to grant permission for transiting the passengers by way of navy plane. It has been requested to permit transit passengers below three classes.
The classes embody US diplomats, residents, Afghan nationals and other people from different international locations.