Kyiv: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Ukraine Dr Noel Israel Khokhar has said that the government is working to ensure the safe evacuation of all Pakistani nationals stranded in Ukraine.
According to Pakistani embassy, at least 1,500 Pakistanis, including 500 students, are residing in Ukraine and have been asked to relocate to safer regions.
“Ukraine’s airspace is closed while the Embassy is communicating with Pakistani students who were unable to leave earlier than advised,” Pakistan’s Embassy in Ukraine said in a tweet.
“The Embassy of Pakistan is fully functional from Ternopil, Ukraine and provided contact details of the embassy,” it added.
The Embassy of Pakistan is fully functional from Ternopil, Ukraine. Contact details of the Embassy are as follows:
+380638282984— Pakistan Embassy Ukraine (@PakinUkraine) February 25, 2022
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