Interior Ministry says over 200k Pakistanis deported from various nations since 2014

| Updated: Jan 24, 2017 20:14 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Data released in the public domain by Pakistan's Interior Ministry reveals that around 266,412 Pakistanis nationals have been deported from different countries between 2014 and 2016. The data shows that Pakistanis were deported from 133 countries. Most were deported from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Iran, reports The Nation. The data further revealed that 78,409 Pakistanis were deported in 2014, 116,185 in 2015 and 71,818 during 2016. The statistics show that 1920 Pakistanis were deported from Oman via sea and 48,093 from Iran via land in last three years. Thirty seven deportees sent to Pakistan were returned to European Union countries for verification of their national status as required under SOPs for deportation from abroad. (ANI)