ISLAMABAD: The higher officials from Pakistan Navy told the Parliamentary committee that a Pakistan Navy ship has entered the port city of Aden to evacuate the Pakistani community on Tuesday, Aaj News reported.
While briefing the National Assembly’s standing committee on Defence Pakistan navy officials told that the second ship will leave for Yemen later today.
According to the Pakistan’s foreign office official, Saudia heavily bombarded the Houthi rebels targets in Yemen, 20 Pakistanis have reached the city of Aden to evict the chaotic country. Out of 3,000 Pakistanis nearly 500 Pakistani’s are said to be trapped in Aden.
The official further added that around 150 Pakisatanis have left for Aden from different parts of Yemen their documents are already being arranged by the Yemini officials.
The first part of eviction was made on Sunday through an airplane on which 500 citizens were on board. The vessel was sent in an effort to fasten the evacuation process as PM Nawaz Sharif is personally monitoring the whole operation.
Pakistan and Saudia have brotherly ties for decades but despite of the relations Pakistan has yet not showed a green signal to help out Saudia in an ongoing war. The air strikes led by Saudia Arabia have destroyed major bases of rebels.