Dozens of Pakistani pilgrims stuck at Doha airport; PIA to operate special flights

06 Jun, 2017 9:54 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Several Umrah pilgrims heading to Saudi Arabia via Doha have on Tuesday stuck at Doha airport after Saudi government cut ties with Qatar.

Soon after the Saudi government cut ties with neighboring Qatar, several Pakistani Umrah pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia via Doha left stranded at Doha airport.

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is taking steps to bring the stranded Pakistanis back and special flights will be sent to Doha airport.

In their video message, the Pakistani pilgrims have demanded the government help them bring them back to Pakistan.

On the other hand, PIA CEO Nayyar Hayat directed the PIA administration and Qatar airport station manager to provide every possible assistance to stranded Pakistanis.

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