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PAF C-130 plane shifts pilgrims from Dalbandin to Skardu

April 4, 2020 01:37 PM


On the instructions of Government of Pakistan, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is undertaking relief operations in the fight against COVID-19.

In this regard, a PAF C-130 aircraft carrying zaaireen (pilgrims) from Dalbandin landed at  Skardu airport. The zaaireen were kept in the makeshift arrangements at Taftan, the bordering town between Pakistan and Iran.

The pilgrims acknowledged the concerted efforts of the government for giving the best possible facilities at such a far-off place. They also thanked the PAF for arranging this special sortie for the people of Gilgit Baltistan.

According to a press release issued in Islamabad, PAF's Air Transport fleet is actively involved in carrying out relief efforts in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and has airlifted tons of relief goods and medical equipment from the neighbouring country, China.

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