Ukrainian govt to allocate more than $4 million for evacuation of Ukrainians

Source : 112 Ukraine

For this money, the Ministry of Infrastructure will be able to evacuate more than 35,000 Ukrainian citizens
15:44, 18 March 2020

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Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers plans to allocate 4.162 million dollars for the evacuation of Ukrainians who cannot return home through quarantine. This was announced at a government meeting that was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.

The Ministry of Infrastructure has calculated the funding needed in order to evacuate Ukrainians by air.

"For the transportation of air transport on an irregular basis, passengers who intend to return to Ukraine and need evacuation, it is recommended to allocate appropriations from the state budget reserve fund for the amount of 4.162 million dollars," the Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Krykliy stated.

Related: Ukrainians stuck in Austria to return home today

For this money, it will be possible to evacuate 35,479 thousand Ukrainians and make 175 flights.

As we reported earlier, on March 18, a flight from Austria will bring Ukrainians back home as they could not leave the country previously.

It is also worth noting that Ukrainian citizens, who could not leave Sri Lanka, will be returned home on the same day. 

Related: Ukrainians to be returned from Sri Lanka today, - Infrastructure Minister

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