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Second Plane Repatriates Egyptians Stranded in Canada

Tue 12 May 2020 | 11:45 PM
Ahmed Moamar


A second plane belonging to the EgyptAir company, the national carrier, took off on Tuesday, May 12, from Toronto Airport, to repatriate the citizens who were still stranded Canada.

This jet was on its way to the homeland, with 332 Egyptian citizens on board.

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zaid, Egypt's ambassador to Canada, made a statement to thank all citizens for their cooperation with the Egyptian embassy in Ottawa and the general consulate in Montreal because they flocked to register their names and data over the past few weeks.

The stranded citizens also submitted documents proving that criteria and conditions set by the Egyptian authorities applied to them. .

Ambassador Abu Zaid also extended his sincere thanks to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and EgyptAir office in Toronto for the support provided to the embassy to successfully complete the travel process.

The Egyptian embassy in Canada was keen, since the outbreak of the stranded crisis, linked to the Coronavirus,, to communicate directly with citizens through a series of ads that have been published on the social media pages of the embassy, ​​and an operating room working around the clock to respond to their communications, which contributed to the completion of the process of returning stranded citizens coming home smoothly and smoothly.

In light of the rapid spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeping in the most countries of the world, university hospitals in Egypt have announced the state of emergency and maximum preparedness to confront this virus.

The deadly virus threatens the lives of millions across the planet.

It becomes necessary for the state institutions to join hands to face this crisis.

Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, held a press conference days ago at the Prime Ministers headquarters, which was attended by Ministers of Health and Population and the State for Information, to review the measures taken by the government to address the crisis of the Coronavirus during the past period and until now, scenarios and alternatives which are proposed to deal with this crisis over the coming period.

The Prime Minister mentioned that the Crisis Committee concerned with dealing with the repercussions of the Coronavirus, which met yesterday.

It discussed the issue of developing the coordination plan between hospitals affiliated with the Ministry of Health and university hospitals affiliated with the Ministry of Higher Education.

The state can benefit from the existing health infrastructure in the best possible way, so that in each governorate there are a sufficient number of hospitals that provide services to citizens at the highest level in confronting this virus.