Fakhr-e-Alam Visa Granted!
Pakistani singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam, who was detained at Russian airport Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk a day earlier, has been granted a new visa enabling him to continue his “Mission Parwaz”.
Alam took to Twitter and said, “I have just received a new visa. I am now preparing the airplane and ready to go to Petropavlovsk airport. Thank you to all of my friends, well-wishers the Pakistan government and the Russian authorities. The flag continues its journey.”
He also thanked the people of Pakistan and the Pakistani media. “I continue to fly my flag to complete the first ever Pakistani circumnavigation #MissionParwaaz,” he added.
A day earlier, actor Faysal Qureshi took to Facebook to post a message on behalf of Alam. “Message from Fakhr-e-Alam. Bro, please tweet on my behalf. I am being detained at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport because my visa expired two hours and date changed,” the post read.
Alam is currently is attempting to circumnavigate the globe as part of his “Mission Parwaaz“.
The 28-day tour which kicked off in Clearwater, Florida on October 10 will take Alam to 32 countries.