Around 15,000 to 20,000 Pakistanis remain stranded in Libya, caught in the turmoil, whereas a Monitoring Committee set up in Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) is monitoring the situation in Libya and coordinating early repatriation of the stranded persons. Talking to a local news agency, Managing Director OPF Habib Ur Rehman Khan said after Egypt the political unrest in the Middle East had spilled over into Libya. He said the monitoring committee was working closely with the Special Task Force established in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad. Khan said that the OPF Airport Counters are operative around the clock and OPF officials deputed at these airport counters were facilitating Pakistanis returning from Libya.