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Number of reservations hits 2,290 for India, Philippines

Kuwaitis registered on ‘In safety’ platform reach 5,330 until now

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: The General Manager of National Aviation Services (NAS) Mansour Al-Khuzayem said in a special statement that the number of citizens who registered on the “In safety” platform has reached 5,330 until now, reports Al-Anba daily.

He explained that the number of reservations reached 2,290 for India and the Philippines, and the number of citizens who received tickets that had been previously booked reached 2,092. The number of tourism and travel offices as well as approved branches registered in the “In-safety” platform has reached 320 so far.

Al-Khuzayem affirmed that the platform works perfectly and is highly efficient, stressing that coordination is underway between the Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) in Kuwait and some destinations such as Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to restart the recruitment process after obtaining the initial approvals from those authorities.

He indicated that this would require some time for the workers to return to Kuwait again. He said the “In-safety” platform received a large number of reservations from the Philippines, reaching 499, and from India a total of 1,791 reservations, Al-Khuzayem revealed that the first flight from India was to arrive via Kuwait Airways on December 23, and the first flight via Al- Jazeera Airways on December 25.

He assured that the company provides full facilities for workers coming to Kuwait in terms of logistical, security, daily meals and all their requirements, in 30 hotels and hotel apartments that the company has contracted at the highest level to provide these services.

It is worth mentioning that the “In safety” platform is designed to record the data of the returning domestic workers from the time of submitting the request until the completion of the exit procedures at the terminal building at Kuwait International Airport, in addition to the technical and financial aspects related to the quarantine procedures, and the necessary services from the time of the worker’s departure from the airport including his transfer to the quarantine location, all logistical services for transportation, feeding, provision of healthy housing, and necessary medical examinations in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Health.

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