India adds over 140 flights to West Asian nations in Phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission

Hindustan Times | May 23, 2020 at 4:06 PM
  • The government on Saturday added 141 more flights to West Asian countries for the second phase of Vande Bharat Mission, its massive repatriation programme for citizens stranded overseas because of Covid-19-related travel restrictions.
  • As with all the flights operated so far under Vande Bharat Mission, priority will be given in the second phase to Indian nationals with compelling reasons for returning to the country.
  • As of Thursday, a total of 23,475 Indians have been repatriated under Vande Bharat Mission.