QUETTA: All equipment belonging to US officials has been vacated from the Shamsi air base and five drones have been shifted to Afghanistan and other locations, Geo News reported.

It is expected that UAE officials will take control of the air base from Saturday.

According to sources American barracks at the base have also been destroyed and FIA officials are present to check the immigration of US citizens.

The Americans had also increased the runway of the air base in order to allow the landing of large aircrafts.