114 Indian citizens to be repatriated via Wagah Border

114 Indian citizens, on Monday, are expected to be repatriated via Wagah Border crossing.

According to details, Ministry of Interior has approached Director General (DG) Punjab Rangers over the matters pertaining to the repatriation of 144 Indian citizens who have been stranded in Pakistan due to coronavirus travel restrictions.

Furthermore, the repatriation procedure will be subjected to strict coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs) and preventive measures as both countries have enforced strict guidelines to curb the virus spread.

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Prior to this, Six Indian diplomats and 38 staff members of Indian High Commission in Pakistan along with their families were sent back to India as a result of diplomatic row between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Pakistan, on June 29, had also reopened Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims on the occasion of death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Sindh.