Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, the spokesperson for Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, expressed thanks to China via Twitter on April 29th. She appreciated China’s efforts for safely evacuating 216 Pakistani citizens from Port Sudan to Jeddah on their Weishanhu naval vessel.
In a tweet the spokesperson wrote: “A batch of 216 Pakistani nationals arrive in Jeddah from Port Sudan aboard Chinese Navy’s Weishanhu today. We are grateful to our Chinese friends for this gesture of support and friendship.”
Currently, 573 Pakistani citizens have been safely evacuated from Sudan through the collaborative efforts of Pakistan and China, including the latest batch of 97 individuals who arrived at JIA in Karachi via Jeddah on a PAF C-130 aircraft this morning.
Earlier, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch tweeted that the safe evacuation of every Pakistani and bringing them back home remains the “top priority.”