JAKARTADAILY.ID – In response to the civil war in Sudan, Indonesia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Indonesian Embassy in Khartoum have been working to evacuate Indonesian citizens from the country.
Garuda Indonesia's President Director, Irfan Setiaputra, stated that this evacuation flight was a result of dynamic collaboration between the government and relevant stakeholders to ensure the safe return of Indonesian citizens.
The repatriation flight was operated by flight GA 991 with a Boeing 777-300ER fleet, and 15 crew members were on duty.
Irfan expressed gratitude for the opportunity to be involved in a humanitarian mission, stating that it was a necessity for Garuda Indonesia to take part in the state's active role in providing protection for its citizens.
The evacuation procedure underwent intensive coordination with related stakeholders to prioritize the safety and security aspects of interstate mobility, especially in the process of returning Indonesian citizens to their homeland via Jeddah.
According to Irfan, "the accessibility of air transportation which is ready at any time" is crucial in supporting the mission to return Indonesian citizens from Sudan.
Overall, the repatriation of these 385 Indonesian citizens is a testament to the government's commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of its citizens abroad, as well as the willingness of relevant parties to collaborate in times of crisis.
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