Pakistan FO responds over media reports of five Pakistani under drug smuggling trial in Egypt

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Pakistan FO responds over media reports of five Pakistani under drug smuggling trial in Egypt

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammed Faisal has responded over media reports of five Pakistani insert trial in Egypt.

He said the five Pakistanis who were under-trial in Egypt would be fully supported.

The Pakistanis were earlier stranded on a ship off the coast of Safaga in Egypt and now have been produced in an Egyptian court.

In a statement, the foreign office spokesperson said an officer from Pakistan mission in Cairo was deputed to assist the Pakistani nationals during the court proceedings.

He said the crew had been charged with involvement in drug smuggling which was allegedly found on the ship.