Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday urged the Centre to renew flight companies to Dubai after the gulf nation allowed its residents caught overseas as a result of COVID-19 induced lockdown, to return to the emirate from June 22.
In a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Vijayan mentioned many from Kerala, working within the Center East international locations together with Dubai, have been ready to get again to work.
“Many from Kerala are ready to get again to work in Dubai and different Gulf areas. Contemplating this, a route could also be issued to the Civil Aviation Ministry to renew the flight companies to Dubai,” Mr Vijayan mentioned in an e-mail to PM Modi.
The CM additionally apprised the Prime Minister of the state’s willingness to conduct PCR exams for the passengers on request.
Dubai has granted permission to overseas nationals holding residency visas to return to the nation from June 22 whereas the town will conditionally open its doorways for vacationers from July 7.
In the meantime, Chief of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala and Muslim League chief M Ok Muneer have collectively written a letter to the PM asking him to take steps to carry again expats who want to return to state inside 30 days utilizing Air India fligts, chartered flights andships.
The leaders have additionally despatched a letter to the Chief Minister asking him to withdraw the choice on making it necessary the “no-COVID” certificates for expats to board the flight to the state.
The UDF leaders, of their letter to the Prime Minister, additionally sought monetary help to the households who misplaced their expensive ones overseas to COVID-19 pandemic.
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