Nepal to start biggest evacuation! Flights from across the globe to bring back stranded Nepalese
Kathmandu –Nepal is all set to evacuate thousands of its nationals stranded in several countries due to ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic infection.
Officials said that more than 150 Nepali migrants would come home on Friday in a chartered flight. For this to happen, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is coordinating with the Embassy of Nepal in Abu Dhabi.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation are coordinating and facilitating to repatriate the stranded Nepalis in the destination countries, RSS reported.
All Nepalis coming home from abroad would be kept under quarantine facilities after their health checkups.
After completing all the processes in the quarantines, they would be sent to their respective homes.
Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Harischandra Ghimire said that around 40,000 Nepalis are expected to come home during this time and details are collected from different diplomatic missions abroad.
It is said that ‘holding centers’ are being managed for Nepalis in all three districts of Kathmandu Valley upon their arrival in the country.