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Ugandans Stranded In United Kingdom Returning Home

The Ugandan High Commission in London has successfully seen off a total of 92 Ugandan Nationals and legal residents who have been stranded in the UK and Ireland following closure of Entebbe International airport to passenger flights due to the COVID19 pandemic.

This follows a resolution by the Uganda government to allow systematic return of willing Ugandans who would be required to bear the financial burden of their transport costs and the mandatory 14-day quarantine on return.

“After fulfilling standard procedures issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health, the Ugandans were seen off at London Heathrow Airport by Uganda’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Ambassador Julius Peter Moto” said State Minister of foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem,

The returnees include students, Government officials, Business people who, all, were caught up by the events that followed the lockdown of countries in the wake of Covid19 pandemic.

Source: UBC

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