Two Pakistan embassy officials arrive Wuhan to assist stranded students, says FO


ISLAMABAD: A task force comprising two Pakistani diplomats has reached Wuhan to help Pakistani students stranded in the virus-hit city , the Foreign Office says here on Tuesday.

FO Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui in a message posted on Twitter said: “On Pakistan’s request, China allowed a two-member special Task Force from the Pakistan Embassy in Beijing to go to Wuhan city to meet our students and coordinate all assistance to them,”

She added that the Task Force is permanently deployed in Wuhan to maintain close liaison with Chinese authorities.

The officers will return to Beijing once the lockdown in Wuhan is lifted, and situation is stabilized, she further said.