55 Thai nationals evacuated from Maldives
55 Thai nationals have been evacuated out of Maldives on a chartered flight operated by the national airline, Maldivian.
The flight departed to Bangkok this Thursday morning.
It carried Thai tourists and work permit holders left stranded in Maldives, along with care packages to Maldivian nationals who reside in Thailand.
The national airline is holding both repatriation flights to rescue Maldivian nationals stranded overseas, and cargo flights to import essentials, including medicine and food.
The airline, association with the Maldivian Foreign Ministry, is also facilitating the delivery of care packages to Maldivian nationals overseas during its operations.
Care packages have been transported to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and India, and are being delivered to families through embassies.