Ukraine battle: 18 extra flights scheduled in subsequent 24 hours to convey Indians again, says MEA, India News News

India’s Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) mentioned on Thursday that 18 extra flights have been scheduled in subsequent 24 hours which is able to convey again Indians stranded in Ukraine.

“We are scheduling more flights and a large number of Indians will be back home in the next 2-3 days. I would like to appreciate the Ukrainian government and the neighboring countries for hosting our people and providing support in evacuating them,” mentioned Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson of MEA.

He mentioned {that a} complete of 18,000 Indian nationwide had left Ukraine since first advisory issued by India.

India has launched ‘Operation Ganga’ to convey again residents from Ukraine which is at the moment underneath Russian assault. Bagchi mentioned that 30 flights have introduced 6400 Indians again to homeland.

“This increased number of flights reflects the large number of Indians who have crossed over from Ukraine and are now in the neighboring countries. We will further step up efforts to bring all these Indian nationals back to India at the earliest,” mentioned Bagchi.

In the meantime, India’s Minister of Legislation and Justice Kiren Rijiju visited Solvakia on Thursday. He noticed services made out there to Indians who had crossed the border into Slovakia from Ukraine.

“Today morning, I visited Bidovce in Slovakia to check basic facilities for our citizens coming from Ukraine. Initially they had faced difficulties which will be taken care of now,” he tweeted.


“These group of students have left for India from Košice in Slovakia. Our new generation of young Indians are very confident. I’ve conveyed to them the message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji and wished them safe journey back home,” he mentioned in one other tweet


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