GoI Assures Facilitating Return Of J&K’s Stranded In Iran, Dubai, Oman

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday said that centre has assured it all support in facilitating early return of its residents stranded in Iran, Dubai & Oman under ‘Vande Bharat Mission.’
“Centre has asssured JK Govt all support in facilitating early return of its residents stranded in Iran, Dubai & Oman under Vande Bharat Mission, flight from Muscat to Srinagar tentatively scheduled on June 2,” the government said here. The Union Ministry, in a communiqué received here yesterday in this regard, has conveyed that the Centre government is seized of the case of 24 pilgrims from J&K who are presently in Iran and efforts are being made to facilitate their early return. “Our Mission in Muscat is in touch with our nationals in Oman and we have tentatively scheduled a repatriation flight from Muscat to Srinagar on 2 June 2020”, informed the Ministry.
The communiqué further added that the Ministry has already arranged a repatriation flight from Dubai to Srinagar evacuating 155 passengers including 4 infants stranded in Dubai. Besides, the Center government had earlier facilitated the return of students and pilgrims from Iran.
The External Affairs Ministry has assured the Jammu and Kashmir government all possible assistance in facilitating early return of JK residents stranded abroad.
Pertinently, JK Chief Secretary, had earlier approached the Centre with the request to bring back the UT residents stranded in Oman, Dubai and Iran under its ‘Vande Bharat Mission’.

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