Vande Bharat Mission: 58 more flights added to evacuate Indians stranded in Gulf countries

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NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh

Puri

on Tuesday said that 58 more flights have been added to evacuate stranded Indians from

Gulf countries

between now and 30th June.
"58 more flights added to evacuate stranded & distressed Indian citizens from Gulf countries between now & 30th June 2020. Starting immediately, number of flights from Gulf under phase-3 of

Vande Bharat Mission

now increased from originally planned 107 to 165," Puri tweeted.

58 more flights added to evacuate stranded & distressed Indian citizens from Gulf countries between now & 30th June… https://t.co/7t505prWlV

— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) 1591782859000

Earlier he said that India has so far brought back nearly 70,000 people under the Vande Bharat Mission launched to evacuate Indians from abroad.
The third phase of the exercise will begin from June 11 and continue till June 30.

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