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168 students stranded in Bangladesh airlifted to Srinagar: DC Budgam

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BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner Budgam Tariq Hussain Ganai today received 168 students at Srinagar International airport who were airlifted from Bangladesh in a direct flight landed here today.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC said we are thankful to Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Civil Aviation which under Vande Bharat Program made possible the return of these stranded students from Bangladesh.

Regarding arrangements aftermath of landing, the DC said the students landed here belonged to various districts of the Valley, arrangements for their onward journey have already been executed and sufficient buses have been kept ready to facilitate their dispatch to their respective destinations. He said sampling of each student will be done instantly on the arrival at airport itself and the result of the test will be available by tomorrow. The DC further said on reaching to their respective districts, they shall invariably be put in administrative quarantine for a required period.

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