Kuwait City: Three flights will be operated to Kochi and Kozhikode airports between June 25 and June 3, as per the amnesty announced by the Kuwait government. NORKA Principal Secretary in charge of returning expatriate Keralites has been informed about this by the Ministry of External Affairs and State Government. Ilangovan Pravasi Welfare Fund Board Director N Ajith Kumar has been informed.
The vast majority of Indians who have been in camps in the last few days have flown to Kerala regularly for flights to Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. “If three planes go into the first phase, then there will be more flights,” he said.
About 7,000 Indians are currently housed in Kuwait government’s Special Return Centers. Of these, over 1300 are Malayalees. In addition, some 5,000 Indians are waiting in Kuwait for an Emergency Certificate. Now the airline is about to provide relief to the Malayalees who are in the most repatriated centers in the past. Various organizations including Kala Kuwait have been in constant contact with the Central and Kerala Governments