KSA's Largest Evacuation Effort Evacuates 1687 People From Sudan

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 26 April 2023
KSA's Largest Evacuation Effort Evacuates 1687 People From Sudan

Saudi Arabia successfully evacuated 1687 people from Sudan on Wednesday, including its own citizens and residents of 58 other nations.

13 Saudi citizens were among the evacuees that landed at King Faisal Naval Base in Jeddah, the Foreign Ministry announced in a statement.

People from the US, UK, France, Syria, Netherlands, Iraq, Turkey, Tanzania, Germany, Sweden, Lebanon, Oman, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Thailand, India, and Libya were among those who were evacuated.

 “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will continue its efforts and offer assistance to ensure the safe evacuation of foreign nationals to their destinations,” The Foreign Ministry said.

The total number of individuals evacuated from Sudan by Saudi Arabia has now reached 2148 with this operation, according to the ministry, which includes 114 Saudis and 2034 people from 62 different nationalities.

Saudi Arabia has received appreciation from the Muslim World League (MWL) for its important humanitarian and diplomatic contributions to the Sudan conflict. Saudi is recognized in particular for the effective evacuation of citizens from several friendly and Islamic nations, including ambassadors, government representatives, as well as workers of international organizations.

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