We have been making strenuous efforts to arrange another special flight to repatriate stranded Pakistanis from Australia.
Some community members, however, have approached us to help them get seats on flights operated by airlines like Qatar Airways. A false impression has formed leading to a misunderstanding that the Consulate General of Pakistan, Melbourne has any role in suggesting names or lists of passengers to these airlines on their closed flights or open flights.
Qatar Airways is operating OPEN flights for transit passengers and anyone from anywhere in the world can avail of those flights without the intervention of the Pakistan Missions in Australia.
The CLOSED flights being operated by Qatar Airways are exclusively for evacuating Pakistanis stranded in Qatar. We would, therefore, like to inform the community members in Australia that the Consulate General has no mandate or responsibility for the flights being operated to Pakistan by these airlines, including Qatar Airways. We would urge our expatriate community to regularly visit the FB page and website of the Consulate General of Pakistan, Melbourne for updates.