After taking off from Beijing, flight PK-852 was en route Tokyo when it made the emergency landing in Tianjin amid a bomb scare, PIA spokesman Danial Gilani told media.
The information about the presence of the bomb originated in China, said Gilani. The source of the bomb threat is being probed by Chinese authorities.
At Tianjin, the plane was searched and passengers made to disembark, following which Chinese authorities gave clearance to the plane to take off for Tokyo.
PIA flight 852 had departed from Islamabad Beinjing, from where it was scheduled to reach Tokyo after a brief stopover in China.
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The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily