Pakistanis, living in Greece have also been affected by recent debt crisis in the country, said Pakistan ambassador Dr Saeed Khan Muhammad on Wednesday.
Talking to Voice of America (VOA), the Pakistani ambassador to Greece said that at least 40,000 Pakistanis are living legally and have been managing small businesses in the country.
He said that thousands of Pakistanis are also living illegally and they have also been affected by the debt crisis.
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Dr Saeed Khan Muhammad said that local people of Greece as well as Pakistanis who are working in factories and shops, are facing severe problems due to debt crisis in the country.
He said banks, shops have been closed for a week and there is thin traffic on the roads as capital controls had been imposed and ATM withdrawal limit is only 60 Euro.
He said that a number of Pakistanis have shifted their families to Pakistan, fearing debt crisis in Greece. ( APP)