107 Ugandan nationals who have been stranded in Europe return home

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The Uganda Embassy in Brussels has successfully seen off a total of 107 Ugandan Nationals and legal residents who have been stranded in the BENELUX region (Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg) and Europe following the closure of Entebbe international airport to passenger flights in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The group arrived at Entebbe International Airport at 23:15 pm aboard KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Among some of the Ugandans returning on the flight include: Students, Government Officials, Business People, Medical Doctors, and others who had travelled to the BENELUX region (Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Europe for various reasons.

The Deputy Head of Mission Amb. Franklin R. Katungwe thanked the Ugandans and other legal residents for their patience during the difficult times they have endured as a result of the pandemic and wished them a safe journey.

The group has put under mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

Source – Matooke Republic

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