India-UAE special repatriation flights to operate from July 12 to 26

New Delhi, Jul 9 (IANS): The civil aviation authorities of India and the UAE have agreed to operate special repatriation flights between the two countries during July 12-26.

As per the arrangement, chartered flights operated by UAE carriers to bring flying out Indians from the UAE will be allowed to carry ICA (Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship) approved UAE residents to their native country on their return leg.

Further, Indian carriers operating repatriation flights to bring back Indians from the UAE will be allowed to carry the ICA approved UAE residents on their onward journey from India to the Gulf country.

"As part of the close strategic partnership between the Govts of India & UAE, and with a view to assisting UAE residents who are presently in India to return to UAE, the Civil Aviation Authorities of both countries have agreed to operationalise a special arrangement," Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted.

Earlier in the day, he had tweeted that special flights will be arranged for the nearly 500 residents of Uttarakhand stranded in Dubai.

"Fellow RS Parliamentarian @anil_baluni discussed the issue of nearly 500 Uttarakhand residents who are stranded & distressed in Dubai. I have assured him that special flights will be arranged for them. My office is coordinating with @MEAIndia to ensure their early return," he said in another tweet.




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  • Ronny gracias, Mumbai maharashtra

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    I lost the job since from March just staying with my cousin house in dubai no money and no insurance plz do help me to go india

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  • Vinod Raj, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

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  • Evans C. Sumitra, Udupi/ New York, USA.

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    Vinod Raj, Mangalore, There is no doubt about it.

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