Post-COVID, first batch of students arrives back in China

The first batch of Pakistani students, who were stuck in the motherland following the COVID-19 pandemic, has arrived in Xian, China, following an agreement between the two countries about the phased return of 250 Pakistani students subject to the COVID-19 situation in China, reports the Associated Press of Pakistan.

PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) special flight PK-6854 with 90 students on board took off from Islamabad International Airport and landed at Xian Xianyang International Airport at 15:00 local time, official sources told APP in Beijing on Monday 20 June.

All the students will undergo a 14-day quarantine in Xian as per COVID-19 control and prevention measures imposed by the local government for the passengers arriving from abroad. Later, the students will go to their universities in different cities to continue their education. According to official sources, there are 6,000 Pakistani students who intend to go back to China to pursue their studies.
Full report on the Associated Press of Pakistan site