Bahrain repatriates last group of nationals wanting to return home from Egypt

Country will continue to support citizens who decided to stay in Egypt


DUBAI: A repatriation flight carrying 150 Bahraini nationals has taken off from Egypt, marking the country’s third and final evacuation mission from the country.

The Ambassador of Bahrain in Cairo Hisham bin Mohammed Al-Jowdar said a total of 1,272 citizens have been repatriated from Egypt due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered international travel.

Al-Jowdar said the country will continue to support citizens who decided to stay in Egypt. He thanked local authorities for their cooperation in the operation.

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