Pakistan had officially said on Sunday that evacuation of Pakistani students is not possible because of lack of medical facilities in Pakistan.
New Delhi| Dashing the hopes of the several Pakistani citizens stuck in coronavirus-hit Wuhan, the Pakistani government said that they will not evacuate its citizens from coronavirus hit Wuhan city as an act of “solidarity” with its ally China. However, there is huge resentment among those stuck there.
“I want to assure our citizens that the Pakistani Embassy and the Chinese government are working jointly to make sure their problems are immediately addressed. Currently, the province is quarantined and no one is allowed to go. As soon as the restrictions are lifted, we will be the first to be with our countrymen,” Geo News quoted Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Naghmana Hashmi saying.
Pakistani students have been slamming the Imran Khan government citing India as the foremost example to remind them of the responsibility they have towards their citizens.
“Shame on you Pakistan government, learn something from the Indians,” the student from Coronavirus-hit- Wuhan can be heard saying.
Pakistani student in Wuhan shows how Indian students are being evacuated by their govt. While Pakistanis are left there to die by the govt of Pakistan: pic.twitter.com/86LthXG593
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“How long will the lockdown be? What will we do? Just count down our days?” a Pakistani Student in Wuhan said.
Another appeal by #Pakistani students in #Wuhan appeal to be evacuated…#CoronavirusOutbreak #coronavirus #WuhanOutbreak@ForeignOfficePk @MFA_China@CathayPak @pid_gov@ImranKhanPTI #NayaPakistan pic.twitter.com/QiYrZHokQP
— Geeta Mohan گیتا موہن गीता मोहन (@Geeta_Mohan) February 1, 2020
In another video, three women students wearing masks plead to the people of Pakistan to help. The women say their families in Pakistan are also suffering because of the crisis and they are stranded in Wuhan with no food available too as the city is in lockdown.
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