Govt to bear the flight expanses for Indians stranded in Ukraine
New Delhi: The Union government on Friday announced that the expenses of the flights for the evacuation of the Indians stranded will be borne by the government.
Efforts are on to evacuate Indian nationals from Ukraine through border crossings with Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Romania.
“The government of India is organising evacuation flights for Indians in Ukraine. The cost will be completely borne by the government for this evacuation,” said a source privy to the development.
Meanwhile, Indian embassy in Ukraine tweeted that on Friday afternoon more than 470 students will exit Ukraine and enter Romania through the Porubne-Siret Border.
Today afternoon more than 470 students will exit the Ukraine and enter Romania through the Porubne-Siret Border. We are moving Indians located at the border to neighbouring countries for onward evacuation. Efforts are underway to relocate Indians coming from the hinterland. pic.twitter.com/iLFTWHifpm
— India in Ukraine (@IndiainUkraine) February 25, 2022