The United Kingdom’s mission in New Delhi on Tuesday asked its nationals stranded in India amid coronavirus lockdown to send their details as London announced worldwide flight package to evacuate British people from different countries.
In a video message on Twitter, acting UK High Commission to India, Jan Thompson, asked British nationals to ensure that they are ready with their passports and travel documents ready for departure.
She said the timings and departure locations of the flights from India will be announced in the coming days.
“British Government has announced a worldwide partnership between the UK Government and airlines to repatriate British Nationals stranded due to the unprecedented international travel and domestic restrictions in place as a result of coronavirus pandemic,” she said.
“If you like to return to the UK and have not already contacted us via the email address [email protected],” she added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on March 24 in a bid to combat the spread of coronavirus.
It also banned all international passenger flight operations till April 14.