KATHMANDU, JULY 12
The first phase of repatriating Nepalis stranded in different countries due to the COVID-19 has concluded today. According to the COV- ID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC), a total of 26,396 Nepalis were evacuated from 24 countries in the last one month. The repatriation flights had started from June 10.
Among all people repatriated, 986 passengers arrived today from six destinations.
According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) repatriated 144 passengers from Bahrain and 264 from Japan today. Meanwhile, Himalaya Airlines evacuated 154 passengers from Saudi Arabia, 108 from the Philippines and 156 passengers from Malaysia.