As reported by The News, Pakistan’s top athletes will have to stay for a few more days in Nanjing, China due to flight issue. “They will have to stay for a few more days as there is no flight operation from Nanjing to Islamabad during the next few days,” a senior official of the Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP).

National athletes including Arshad Nadeem, Olympian Mehboob Ali, Mohammad Naeem, Uzair-ur-Rehman and Samiullah are in Nanjing for training purposes. They had to undergo training there until the end of next month but are returning due to outbreak of coronavirus in China.

Is Pakistan going to evacuate them?

Probably not but the government might surprise you. However, the chances of evacuation are still slim. A few days ago students stuck in Wuhan had pleaded the government, but no reply has come as of yet. Four Pakistani students are also confirmed to have being infected by the coronavirus.


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