Vande Bharat Mission: 2 flights evacuate 362 Indians from Abu Dhabi

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Two special flights under Vande Bharat Mission brought back 362 stranded Indians from Abu Dhabi to Trivandrum and Mumbai on Thursday.

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Abu Dhabi: Two special flights under Vande Bharat Mission brought back 362 stranded Indians from Abu Dhabi to Trivandrum and Mumbai on Thursday.

"2 special flights from Abu Dhabi to Trivandrum & Mumbai carried 362 passengers today under the #VandeBharatMission," Indian embassy in UAE tweeted.

Also Read: Vande Bharat Mission- More than 50,000 Indians already evacuated, says Civil Aviation Minister

'Vande Bharat' mission is a Government of India's initiative to bring home Indian nationals stranded in various parts of the world due to restrictions over air travel to contain Covid-19 spread.

A total of 1,65,375 people have returned, including 29,034 migrant workers under Vande Bharat Mission, said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday.

The exercise began on May 7 and its second phase started on May 16. The third phase of the exercise began on June 11 and continue till June 30. (ANI)

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