CM Naveen Patnaik welcomes Odia students returned from Ukraine at airport
Bhubaneswar: Over 77 Odia medical students studying in Ukrainian universities returned to the State with the help provided by the Odisha government.
A special flight carrying the students and sponsored by the State government departed from the New Delhi Airport and reached the Biju Patnaik International Airport at 5:30 PM.
For the safe evacuation of Odia students from war torn Ukraine, the Odisha government had arranged two buses with the help of its connections.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik welcomed the students are the Bhubaneswar airport and assured them that all possible efforts will be made to ensure their study does not get affected following the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia.
Welcome our students back to #Odisha. It is a huge sigh of relief that our children have returned safely from war zone after spending harrowing time in the #RussiaUkraineWar. We will continue our efforts to help rest of our students return home safely. pic.twitter.com/UyXqK7QI5d
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) March 7, 2022
In March 6, the Chief Minister wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to intervene so that study of the Indian medical students retuned from Ukraine does not get affected.