ISLAMABAD - After successful evacuation of 51 stranded Pakistani and foreign nationals from Yemen and their safe disembarkation at Djibouti, Pakistan Navy Ship Shamsheer again arrived Hodeidah Port, Yemen, on Monday for evacuation of 8 stranded Pakistanis and 4 Yemeni nationals. The ship will disembark Pakistanis and foreign evacuees at Gizan, Saudi Arabia, says a press release.

All necessary arrangements have been made at Gizan Port for reception and completion of immigration formalities for all the evacuees by the embassy of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia.

Pakistan Navy, while remaining cognizant of the developing situation at Yemen, had swiftly mobilized its resources by sailing PNS Aslat and PNS Shamsheer since 29 Mar 15 for the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden for safe evacuation of stranded Pakistanis in Yemen. Earlier, Pakistan Navy ship Aslat also evacuated 182 Pakistani and foreign nationals stranded at Al Mukalla, Yemen, who were safely disembarked at Karachi on 07 April.