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Feb 13, 2020
8:40PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praises members of the team involved in Wuhan evacuation operations

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appreciated the high-level commitment to duty showcased by Air India and the Ministry of Health officials who conducted evacuation operations of the stranded Indians in Wuhan.

The Prime Minister has issued a letter of appreciation to the team members of the evacuation operations. This letter would be handed over to the crew by the Minister of State for Civil Aviation.

Air India had conducted emergency evacuation operations from the Wuhan city, which is the epicenter of the widely spreading Novel Corona Virus Flu.


Despite being aware of the severe situation in the region, Air India sent two B-747 aircraft with teams of Air India as well as teams from the Ministry of Health for two consecutive days on 31st of last month and 1st of this month.

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