The Embassy of Republic of Iraq to India Operates Two Exceptional Flights to Return Iraqi Travellers

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to India has conducted two exceptional flights with (296) persons and (5) deceased bodies to Baghdad, due to the comprehensive lockdown measures taken by many countries in the world in the face of the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim has directed since the crisis began coordination with the Office of Iraqi Airways and the Indian Ministry of a External Affairs to operate exceptional flights to Baghdad to return Iraqis stranded in India.

Our embassy in New Delhi and the Consulate General in Mumbai through their official accounts on social media sites called on Iraqi citizens who are in India who want to return to Iraq to register their data so that they can prepare return flights for them on Iraqi Airways.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to New Delhi Dr. Falah Abdul Hassan praised the cooperation shown by the Indian authorities to facilitate the exceptional flights for the return of the Iraqis in light of the suspension of flights between countries of the world as a result of Coronavirus, which called for stopping the flight between countries.

It is worth noting that the Iraqi diplomatic staff accompanied the passengers to the airport to facilitate the procedures for their return to Iraq.