CM Murad receives 205 students who returned from Bishkek

Education May, 24 2024
CM Murad receives 205 students who returned from Bishkek
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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah received 205 stranded Pakistani students in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at Jinnah Terminal and announced that he was arranging to bring another batch of 180 students, of them six were injured within few days. 

Talking to media he said, “This was matter of concern not just for families but for entire Pakistan too. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other ministries established crisis management cell immediately. “Today, 205 students have arrived, 99 of them are from Karachi,” he said.

Out of 206 students, 150 are male and 55 females. Of 206 students who arrived on Thursday 99 are from Karachi, 22 from Hyderabad, 15 from Naushehroferoze, 13 each from  Khairpur and Sukkur, 12 from Shaheed Benazirabad, five each from Jacobabad, Badin and Dadu, three from Sanghar (Tando Adam), and one each from Kandhkot, Tharparkar.

CM said that 180 students were still stranded in Kyrgyzstan, of which 6 were injured. “Sindh government will bear expenses of charter flight to bring remaining students back,” he vowed.

He said that federal government’s concerned ministries and even Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif were figuring out way for students to continue their academic journey. Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto used his personal contacts in Kyrgyzstan to ensure students’ safety. He directed him to facilitate students.

Published in The Daily National Courier, May, 24 2024

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