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Flights ban from India and Pakistan effect on families.

Suspension of flights from India and Pakistan worries families.

(Face Of Nigeria Blog News)- An India nationals who resides in Canada, told The Canadian Press that his family had to scramble to get a visa extension.

The federal government’s decision to suspend flights from Pakistan and India worries many families across the country.

Sharma Kumar, more than five months pregnant, was due to return to Canada from India on Sunday, says her husband Pankaj.

Party at the bedside of her father suffering from cancer, she is now stuck there.

The couple fear that she will not be able to return anytime soon because of her pregnancy and that she will not be able to give birth in Canada.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday announced the suspension of all commercial and private passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days.

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has detected a disproportionate rise in COVID-19 cases among people who have taken a trip whose flight departed from these two countries.

Bibi Bashiran, a 77-year-old grandmother, was eager to return to Pakistan after visiting family in Edmonton.

She was due to leave for Pakistan on May 14, but the airline canceled the flight because there are no more planes heading to Canada.