Pakistani student’s dead body transported to home by PIA

Pakistani student’s dead body transported to home by PIA
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BEIJING: The dead body of a Pakistani student who reportedly committed suicide at Shenyang city in Liaoning province in China was transported home by PIA flight from Beijing Capital Airport here.

The body of Usama Ahmad Khan, a student of Shenyang Jianzhu University was transported by PK-853, official sources told APP here.

The body of the deceased student was shifted from Liaoning province to Beijing in the morning of November 17.

Upon receipt of information of the incident, the ambassador of Pakistan to China deputed an officer of the embassy to visit Shenyang where he met students and faculty of the university, as well as, the police authorities.

Throughout this process, the officer remained in close contact with the family of the deceased and got full support of Chinese authorities.

In close coordination with the family, the mission made arrangements to send the dead body to first available flight of PIA to Pakistan.

An official statement issued here stressed a need to respect sensitivity and privacy, especially of the bereaved family.

The video being circulated on the social media was fake and was not that of Usama Ahmad Khan, it added.

“We request all to help us in exercising caution in such matters, avoiding sensationalism and stopping spreading of fake news,” it concluded.

APP

Beijing