Dubai, Reuters. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has tightened its restrictions due to the corona virus outbreak. Due to this, thousands of foreigners are trapped here. Meanwhile, more than 20,000 Pakistani workers trapped here have demanded to return home. Let us know that 1,799 corona virus cases have been reported in UAE so far. At the same time, the death of 10 people is also reported in them. It was told that this figure is gradually increasing, due to which a nationwide curfew was imposed, canceling all flights.
Many South Asian workers have been stranded since 31 March in a densely populated Dubai. They have been discontinued and door-to-door corona virus testing is being conducted in parts of the Emirate. More than 20,000 Pakistanis approached the consulate on April 3 to go home, a consulate spokesman told Reuters on Monday . The official said that among those who registered, some of them had expired visas, who had lost their jobs or their owners had stopped paying and some of them were also with visitor visas. .
According to Pakistani diplomats, ‘Pakistan is a major labor supplier of the UAE’. The spokesman said that the Pakistani authorities negotiated with their UAE counterparts to arrange flights so that Pakistanis could be repatriated. However, government media offices in the UAE and Dubai have not immediately responded to email requests for comment.
Explain that the UAE canceled all passenger flights last month, although this week Airlines Emirates and Etihad said they are resuming some services to limited destinations for those wishing to leave the UAE. However, the airline has not announced flights to Pakistan.