PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
July 27, 2017
UZBEK CITIZENS RETURNED TO HOMELAND
According to the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamabad, on July 20, 2017, the citizens Z.A. and Sh.H., previously went to work in Pakistan and became victims of human trafficking, were returned to their homeland by flight Lahore-Tashkent of NAC “O‘zbekiston havo yo‘llari”.
A few days ago they managed to escape from places of detention and apply to the Embassy of Uzbekistan for assistance.
With the assistance of the Ministry of the Interior and Federal Investigation Agency of Pakistan, immediate measures were taken to return them to their homeland without being criminally responsible for violations of the rules of entry and exit.
The Consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan called on citizens of Uzbekistan to study the laws of foreign countries before going abroad and to be vigilant in their search for work, acting strictly within the laws.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)