More Than 92,000 Expats Leave Kuwait in 3 Months

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More than 92,000 expatriates left Kuwait in April, May and June through Kuwait International Airport, Mansour Al Hashimi, Director of Operations at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) at Kuwait International Airport was quoted as saying.

Al Hashimi said the expats included residents in addition to violators of residency regulations who left aboard 600 flights.

According to the Kuwaiti official, once the administration receives a request from a country or an embassy desperate to operate flights to repatriate their citizens, the administration grants its approval within 24 hours.

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Al Hashimi explained the airport administration is awaiting instructions to begin operating flights, in accordance with the schedule assembled by the Kuwaiti Supreme Committee.


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