Ukraine: Morocco to repatriate Mauritanian students aboard RAM special flights
Morocco will reserve seats for Mauritanian students on flights scheduled by Royal Air Maroc to evacuate Moroccans living in Ukraine, the Mauritanian Foreign Ministry announced this Monday, February 28.
Mauritanian students established in Ukraine will be able to board special flights to be operated by RAM to repatriate Moroccan nationals from March 2.
The Mauritanian Foreign Ministry actually indicated on Monday, on its website, that the head of Mauritanian diplomacy, Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed, had a phone call with his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita.
“It was agreed, during the call, to reserve seats for Mauritanian students on the flights, organized by the Kingdom, for the transport of its nationals from Ukraine”, underlined the Mauritanian Ministry, recalling that “this program is limited to flights from neighboring countries of Ukraine due to the current closure of Ukrainian airspace”.
According to the Mauritanian Foreign Ministry, the Commission monitoring the situation of the Mauritanian community in Ukraine was able to “authenticate the total number of these students, their place of residence, and obtained copies of their passports”.
Royal Air Maroc announced Sunday February 27, to have scheduled flights at exceptional rates from Ukraine’s neighboring countries, for Moroccans established in this country at war.
Initially, three flights will be operated on Wednesday March 2, departing from Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary) and Warsaw (Poland) to Casablanca at a fixed rate of 750 DH, said RAM in a statement.
Tickets are available through the company’s website, call centers, and RAM agencies in Morocco and abroad.