Hotline launched for Indian passengers stuck at Dubai Airport

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Dubai - UAE also opened two hotlines to assist residents re-enter the country.


Dhanusha Gokulan

Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 7:44 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 10:07 PM

The Consulate General of India in Dubai has launched an emergency hotline for Indian passengers who are facing issues at Dubai Airports transit and exit counters.

The Consulate General of India tweeted on Friday, "All Indian nationals facing issues during transit or exit at Dubai Airports are advised to be in touch with Consulate General of India Dubai 24-7 helpline number at 0097156 546 3093."

In light of UAE's announcement of a two-week suspension of entry for valid residence permit holders, who are currently overseas, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has also established a round-the-clock helpline to facilitate procedures, and provide assistance in emergency cases.

Holders of valid residence permits overseas and their family members and first-degree relatives in the UAE can also call the helpline 0097124965228 for enquiries and assistance for humanitarian and emergency cases to ensure their safe return to the UAE, the Ministry said in a statement issued on Thursday night.
The ministry added another hotline to assist residents 0097192083344.

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