Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Hasan Zaigham met the Kyrgyz Deputy Foreign Minister Imangaziev Almaz in connection with the incidents of violence in Bishkek on Saturday.

Ambassador Hasan Zaigham strongly raised the concerns of Pakistani nationals particularly the large number of affected Pakistani students and their families. According to a Radio Pakistan’s report, the envoy urged the Kyrgyz Government to prioritize the safeguarding of Pakistani nationals.

The Kyrgyz Deputy Foreign Minister informed that the Kyrgyz authorities have controlled the situation which is now back to normal. He said the Kyrgyz Police is providing security to all the hostels and the matter is being directly supervised by the Kyrgyz President.

Deputy Foreign Minister Almaz assured the ambassador that the Government of Kyrgyzstan would take legal action against the perpetrators of yesterday’s attack. He shared that fourteen foreign nationals including some Pakistanis were discharged after first aid. One Pakistani national remains under treatment, he added.