Bhubaneswar: A total of 215 distressed Odias in UAE will be repatriated tomorrow (14 June 2020) by the first-ever chartered flight from Sharjah to Bhubaneswar.
The Odia Society in UAE received many social media messages and phone calls from distressed Odias seeking assistance to send them back to their homeland.
In addition to the Indian Government’s Vande Bharat mission, this chartered flight has been arranged to help repatriate all the stranded Odias here in the UAE.
This is in consultation with the Consul General of India to UAE, ministry of external affairs, Govt. of India, Govt. of UAE and Air Arabia for repatriation of Odias on a special flight.
The chartered flight operated by Air Arabia is scheduled to take off from Sharjah International Airport on 14th June 2020 at 8:00 AM and land at Bhubaneswar airport 1:00 PM.