The federal government on Thursday stated its mega mission to evacuate stranded Indians from overseas will proceed until June 13 and the prolonged part will cowl 47 nations.
The second part of the ”Vande Bharat Mission” was to finish on Could 22.
Nonetheless, Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava stated the continued part will final until June 13 and that India is taking a look at making Frankfurt a hub for the mission.
As of Thursday afternoon, a complete of 23,475 Indian nationals have been introduced again house underneath the mission which started on Could 7.
“We wish to carry again our nationals from 47 nations on 162 flights. On this part, we’re together with locations like Istanbul, Ho Chi Minh metropolis, Lagos and so forth and growing flights to the USA and Europe,” Mr Srivastava stated at an internet media briefing.
“We’re additionally receiving our nationals stranded overseas onboard flights from different nations that are coming in to evacuate nationals of these nations. We’re bringing again our nationals from faraway areas like Argentina, South Africa, Peru, Mongolia,” he added.
He stated a flight from Buenos Aires arrived early Thursday morning with a complete of 62 Indian nationals.
The overall Indians evacuated included 4,883 staff, 4,196 college students, 3,087 professionals amongst others.
A complete of two,59,001 individuals registered to return from 98 nations.
“Operations underneath this very giant and complicated train are happening easily. The ministry and its missions are working very intently on this entire of presidency train with the Ministries of civil aviation, house affairs, well being and household welfare, bureau of immigration in addition to with involved state governments,” he stated.
Personal airways could also be concerned in third part of the evacuation mission after June 13, officers stated.