The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi has revealed that 203,660 Indian citizens in the UAE are wishing to travel back to India under COVID-19 circumstances.
Those were among who earlier registered on the website provided by the two embassies to return their homeland out of a total of 450,000 Indians and 80,000 Pakistanis.
The embassy said, “Please note that UAE will issue no objection letter to travel in some humanitarian cases only that meet all conditions and requirements.”
Briefing the media on the progress of Phase IV of the mission, known as "Vande Bharat," Srivastava said the additional flights will from GCC countries, Malaysia, Singapore, the UK, Europe, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine.
So far the group has arranged about a dozen flights to various Indian cities including Gaya, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jaipur and Kolkata. Latest flight was operated on Saturday to Gaya in Bihar.