Johannesburg, July 11
The final batch of Indians stranded in South Africa as a result of world journey restrictions shall be repatriated on Sunday.
This would be the second repatriation flight organized by the India Club, an ethnic, socio-cultural group.
The flight has not been stuffed to capability, indicating that solely a small variety of Indians is left within the nation for repatriation.
Over 50 of the 183 passengers are IT staff from Bengaluru who’ve been caught in South Africa after their contracts with numerous native firms expired prematurely with companies cutting down operations as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
Also, 14 South Africans, who had been on home-leave, shall be returning to their jobs in Indian mines.
“This repatriation assignment has given us a different opportunity and satisfaction. Despite having normal day jobs, we did not mind the late night work one bit and it is a different feeling when we are of help to someone, especially in such unprecedented times,” mentioned John Francis, vice chairman of India Club.
The Indian authorities has organized three Vande Bharat mission flights from South Africa, repatriating hundreds. PTI