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'Vande Bharat' special flight to bring home stranded labourers from Dubai

ANI | June 01, 2020 03:19 PM
Special 'Vande Bharat' to bring stranded labourers back home

Dubai [UAE], June 1 (ANI): A special flight of Air India departed from Dubai on Monday morning with 150 passengers, including several labourers and one infant, onboard for Gaya in Bihar.

This is the first repatriation from Dubai carrying several stranded labourers in the Middle East country.

"AI 1996 left for Gaya at 0745 hrs with 150 passengers and one infant...first flight to Bihar carrying several labourers and distressed people. Happy to assist," the Indian Embassy in UAE said on Twitter.

This operation is being carried out under the Government of India's second phase of the 'Vande Bharat' mission. (ANI)

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