The Indian Government would be repatriating 700 Indians stranded in the Maldives this Friday.
This was announced by the High Commission of India through Twitter on Monday. It said that the first phase will begin on the 8th of May when an Indian Navy ship would take 700 Indian Nationals from Male’ city to Cochin.
The high commission has said the first phases would give priority to medical emergencies including stranded tourists, pregnant women and migrant workers who have lost their jobs.
The Indian government will facilitate the return of Indian nationals stranded aboard with phased manner beginning on 7th May. Embassies and High Commissions have prepared the list of distressed Indians and arranged air transportation and sea by navy ships.
Indians whom will be travelling would screen prior to there travel and need to go to 14-day quarantine after arrival to India either in hospital or in an institutional quarantine on payment basis.