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Eight Bruneians in India repatriated with Malaysia’s help (2021)

BY Azlan Othman

Eight Bruneians in New Delhi were repatriated along with 117 Malaysians, six dependents, and one permanent resident of Malaysia, the Foreign Ministry of Malaysia said on Wednesday.

The flight arrived at the Air Emergency Unit of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) with 132 people onboard at 1am on Wednesday.

The flight from New Delhi and Mumbai in India was operated by Malindo Air, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra), said in a release.

All passengers, crew and frontliners in the mission were subjected to the rigorous standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The mission’s success was due to the cooperation among the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), MoH, Immigration Department, Malaysian High Commission in New Delhi, Malaysian Consulate General in Mumbai and other agencies, the statement added.

The Malaysian Foreign Ministry extended its appreciation to all parties that made the mission possible.

The ministry will continue taking the action in ensuring the well-being and welfare of Malaysians overseas.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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