UK urged to help Brits stranded abroad during Covid-19 pandemic

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Hundreds of citizens are stuck in countries including Nepal and Pakistan, lacking consular support

A cross-party group of more than 60 MPs has urged the government to arrange charter flights to bring home British nationals stranded abroad as further stories of people stuck in dire circumstances emerged.

Hundreds of vulnerable British citizens are stranded in Pakistan with many of them running short of the vital medication they need to treat serious health conditions.

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Written by Steven Morris and Nimra Shahid
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/27/uk-urged-to-help-stranded-brits-covid-19-pandemic-pakistan-nepal under the title “UK urged to help Brits stranded abroad during Covid-19 pandemic”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.