Fijians stranded in India

Fiji’s High Commissioner to India Kamlesh Prakash (second from right) meets Fijians in New Delhi. Picture: SUPPLIED

Fijians stuck in India are awaiting word on the resumption of inbound passenger flights into Fiji so that they can come home.

Fiji’s High Commissioner to India Kamlesh Prakash met five Fijian families who are in Gurgaon and 13 others in New Delhi.

“The visit provided the much-needed moral support for our nationals and lifted their spirits, especially following the lockdown and hardships they have facing during the pandemic,” stated a Fiji High Commission New Delhi post on social media.

“High Commissioner Prakash reassured them of the support from the high commission and updated them on the COVID-19 situation in Fiji and the upcoming flight to evacuate nationals back to Fiji.

“All have successfully received medical treatment and have been waiting since April.

“All nationals were very eager to return and see their families back home and are eagerly awaiting confirmation of return flight by the end of the month.”

Mr Prakash handed groceries and drinking water to the families.

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