A second group of Thai nationals who had been stuck in Sudan have safely made it house. The group of 132 Thai nationals landed on Thai soil after coming back from Sudan by way of a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Airbus A340-500.
The plane touched down at Don Mueang’s navy airport round 11pm on Saturday, Bangkok Submit reported. Three non-Thai people additionally arrived on the identical flight; these included one Indonesian and two Chinese language nationals, who had been members of Thai households.
International Minister Don Pramudwinai, RTAF commander ACM Alongkorn Wannarot, his spouse Group Capt. Panprapa Wannarot, and representatives from numerous companies greeted the passengers on the air terminal.
Following their arrival, the passengers underwent well being examinations carried out by officers from the Public Well being Ministry’s Illness Management and Psychological Well being departments. Their journey paperwork had been checked by immigration officers, they usually obtained briefings on their rights from representatives of the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Social Growth and Human Safety.
This morning, roughly 40 of the passengers had been scheduled to fly on an RTAF C-130 to Bo Thong Airport in Pattani. Subsequently, they had been to go in the direction of their properties positioned within the southern border provinces. In the meantime, the remaining 5 Thai nationals in Sudan had been reported to be on their technique to meet an RTAF workforce on standby with two C-130 transport planes at King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Plans had been made for them to be flown house tomorrow afternoon, Could 1, on a C-130 that was scheduled to return to Thailand.
In a outstanding present of help, the Saudi Arabian authorities had beforehand dispatched a warship to evacuate 66 Thais from the Port of Sudan to Jeddah. This was because of the exceedingly lengthy queue for the routine ferry service between Sudan and Saudi Arabia. Moreover, the Saudi Arabian authorities facilitated the transport of 32 Thai nationals from Sudan to Jeddah, accompanying a number of Saudi authorities officers on two C-130 flights.
This operation demonstrates the robust bilateral relations between Thailand and Saudi Arabia and highlights the swift efforts of each governments to make sure the protected return of Thai nationals amidst difficult circumstances. The cooperation between the RTAF, the Thai International Ministry, and the corresponding Saudi Arabian companies performed an important function in bringing these people house and offering much-needed aid to their households.