Second group of Thais returns from Sudan on RTAF flight

A second group of Thai nationals who were stuck in Sudan have safely made it house. The group of 132 Thai nationals landed on Thai soil after getting back from Sudan via a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Airbus A340-500.
The aircraft touched down at Don Mueang’s military airport round 11pm on Saturday, Bangkok Post reported. Three non-Thai individuals also arrived on the identical flight; these included one Indonesian and two Chinese nationals, who have been members of Thai families.
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, RTAF commander ACM Alongkorn Wannarot, his wife Group Capt. Panprapa Wannarot, and representatives from varied companies greeted the passengers on the air terminal.
Following their arrival, the passengers underwent health examinations conducted by officials from the Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control and Mental Health departments. Their journey paperwork have been checked by immigration officers, and they received briefings on their rights from representatives of the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security.
This morning, approximately 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 head in course of their houses situated within the southern border provinces. Meanwhile, Plain remaining 5 Thai nationals in Sudan had been reported to be on their way to meet an RTAF staff 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 residence tomorrow afternoon, May 1, on a C-130 that was scheduled to return to Thailand.
In a outstanding show of support, the Saudi Arabian government had beforehand dispatched a warship to evacuate sixty six Thais from the Port of Sudan to Jeddah. This was as a outcome of exceedingly lengthy queue for the routine ferry service between Sudan and Saudi Arabia. Additionally, the Saudi Arabian authorities facilitated the transport of 32 Thai nationals from Sudan to Jeddah, accompanying several Saudi authorities officers on two C-130 flights..

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