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Shocking! Pakistan not to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan

Friday, January 31, 2020 • Telugu Comments

Pakistan has said that it will not evacuate its citizens from Wuhan City in China.  Wuhan is the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic.  "In solidarity with China, we are not going to carry out the evacuation of our nationals," Pakistan government has been quoted as saying.

As per the government, its decision not to evacuate from Wuhan City is consistent with a recommendation of the World Health Organization.  "If we evacuate irresponsibly, the epidemic will spread like wildfire," the Pak government added.

About 800 Pak nationals are said to be living in Wuhan.  Four Pakistanis have contacted the virus already.  

It's reported that the epidemic has been contained by Chinese authorities.  Wuhan's population is 11 million.

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