On Nov 21, 2022
Addis Ababa, November 21, 2022 (FBC) – Ministry of Foreign Affairs Minisry reaffirmed commitment of the Government of Ethiopia to continue the repatriation of citizens who are suffering from appalling conditions in Saudi Arabia.
State Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano along with other high level officials has welcomed citizens who returned home upon their arrival at Bole International Airport.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that 1,170 citizens have been repatriated home on Monday with three flights.
Ambassador Birtukan said the Government has so far airlifted more than 71,600 citizens from Saudi Arabia, adding that, activities are underway to reunite the returnees with their families and reinstate them in a sustainable manner.
She said the government will continue the repatriation of citizens who are in difficult situation in Saudi Arabia in a more strengthened manner.