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Navy ship brings back 700 Indians from Maldives

IANS/chennai
Filed on June 7, 2020 | Last updated on June 7, 2020 at 08.36 pm
repatriation, Maldives, Vande Bharat Mission
INS Jalashwa reached Tuticorin Port bringing back 700 stranded Indians from Maldives, in Tuticorin on Sunday.

(ANI)

The repatriation is part of Operation Samudra Setu under the Vande Bharat Mission

About 700 Indians stranded in Maldives were brought to V.O. Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin on Sunday by Indian Navy Ship 'Jalashwa'.

The repatriation is part of Operation Samudra Setu under the Vande Bharat Mission to bring back Indians stranded in other countries as flights were grounded to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The passengers on disembarkation were screened by the port health Officials. Their luggage was sanitised.

At the port terminal, the passengers were asked to download the Aarogya Setu app on their mobile phones and other formalities were also carried out.


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