COVID-19: 22 Omani citizens return home on repatriation flight from Chennai

13 May 2020
POSTED BY Ashlee Starratt

As 183 Indian nationals prepared to board an Air India Express flight to the city of Chennai yesterday [Tuesday, May 12], 22 Omani citizens disembarked from the very same aircraft, back onto Omani soil upon its arrival to Muscat.

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In a statement published online by the Embassy of Oman in India, the Sultanate’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the relevant Indian authorities, facilitated travel for the 22 Omani citizens stranded in India from Chennai to Muscat.

The Embassy also stated that it is “working to complete the return of the rest of the citizens from the cities of Hyderabad, Delhi, and Mumbai before the end of the month.”

(Also read: COVID-19: Second repatriation flight of 183 Indian nationals takes off for Chennai.)

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