More than 1,500 Nepalis repatriated


, JUNE 30

Over 1,500 Nepalis were brought home today via eight repatriation flights.

According to (), a total of 1,519 Nepalis were evacuated along with 11 dead bodies from five countries.

Among the total flights, Airlines Corporation () repatriated 149 passengers from Kuwait, 146 from Malaysia and 262 passengers along with one dead body were repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Likewise, the national flag carrier also repatriated 262 passengers and 10 dead bodies from Qatar.

Similarly, two aircraft of Jazeera Airways brought 160 and 162 Nepalis back home from Kuwait, respectively.

Himalaya Airlines conducted flights from Dammam in Saudi Arabia to evacuate 153 passengers, while Qatar Airways repatriated 225 passengers from Qatar.

The government started repatriating Nepalis stranded in several countries from June 11. The number of today is the highest in a single day since then.

As per TIA, a total of seven flights have been scheduled so far for repatriation on Wednesday. Among these flights, Jazeera Airw

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