MULTAN: Around 300 more passengers who arrived at Multan International Airport by two flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, were shifted to quarantine centres and hotels.
As many as 215 passengers were shifted to the Labour Complex quarantine centre in Multan and remaining 85 were shifted to hotels.
The federal government had announced to bring 12,000 Pakistanis back to the country this week and according to a flight schedule shared by airport manager with the district administration, two to three flights would arrive in Multan International Airport daily till June 10.
Assistant Commissioner Ahmad Raza received the passengers and shifted them to hotel and quarantine centres where Additional Commissioner Revenue Tayyab Khan welcomed them.
Deputy Commissioner Amir Khatak ordered officials to maintain the best facilities for the passengers at quarantine centres where they would be given free food, shelter, and medicines.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 3rd, 2020.