FO: (Four persons had died due to gas suffocation in a factory in Kalivia: FO)

ISLAMABAD:In response to media reports about the death of Pakistanis in Greece, the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that according to available information four persons had died on 19 December 2019 due to gas suffocation in a factory in Kalivia, a place 50 kilometers from Athens.

According to local authorities, one deceased has been identified as a Pakistani national. Identification of the remaining three was in process. The Pakistan Embassy in Athens is in close contact with local authorities and will provide necessary assistance and facilitation to bereaved families.

Contact details of relevant Embassy focal person are as follows: Mr. Abdul Waheed 00306940070793 Embassy of Pakistan, Athens, Greece.