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Pakistani Students Facing Violence in Kyrgyzstan

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The recent violence targeting Pakistani students in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, has raised significant concerns among Pakistani citizens and the government. As tensions escalate, the Pakistani government is taking immediate action to ensure the safety and well-being of its students abroad.

Background of the Incident:

The violence erupted in Bishkek, leading to panic among foreign students, including over 10,000 Pakistanis. Reports indicate that mobs targeted international students amidst rising local tensions.

Government’s Response:

In response to the crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar announced a visit to Kyrgyzstan to assist the stranded students. The Pakistani embassy in Bishkek is actively coordinating with local authorities to ensure students’ safety and facilitate their return home if necessary.

Measures Taken:

  • Immediate evacuation plans for students at risk.
  • Coordination with Kyrgyz authorities for enhanced security.
  • Counseling and support services for affected students.

Long-term Solutions:

The government plans to implement more robust measures for the protection of Pakistani nationals abroad, including improved diplomatic channels and crisis management protocols.


The swift action by the Pakistani government underscores its commitment to protecting its citizens worldwide. Continued vigilance and proactive measures are essential to safeguard students studying abroad in volatile regions.


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