Mangaluru, Aug 27: Under the leadership of young NRI entrepreneur All India Muslim Development Forum (AIMDF) chartered a flight to repatriate stranded Kannadigas in United Arab Emirates.
The flight carrying 182 adults and 2 infants took off at from Ras Al Khaima International Airport and landed at Mangaluru International Airport. The passengers included pregnant women, those in need of emergency medical care, stranded visitors, those who lost jobs and people whose visas were expired.
National spokesperson of AIMDF Shaikh Muzaffer and Bearys Brother President Naushad Siraj UT and Iqbal Kajoor along with their team Asgar, Abdul Latif, Syed Naufil, Waqas, Azher,Fayaz and Basheer assisted all passengers and made this journey successful.
Mr. Basheer looked after the transportation and medical rapid test of the passengers. Mr Latif and Azher coordinated for issuance of tickets and other documents, Fayaz and waqas looked after food.
At 4:30 a.m. four busses were arranged at two pickup points - two buses in Sharjah and two in Dubai.
Team leaders of organizations coordinated with transportation team and sent all the passengers to Airport.
Namma Kannadatiyaru team leaders Senthil, Mamatha and Hadiya were present at the airport who looked after the boarding.
Naushad Siraj UT and Iqbal along from BBD looked after the administration work and back office work from home till late night.
After reaching at the airport all the arrangements were made by the Shaikh Muzaffer.
Saurab Bhankar and Darius Washington from Spice Jet extended complete support from day one to charter the flight and also were in touch with Shaikh Muzaffer till the operational date of flight and helped them to clear all 182 passengers and 2 infants.
Ashwin Hebbar from Apna Holidays looked after AIMDF passengers quarantine in Mangaluru, Udupi and Bhatkal along with this Jakti Travels India also supported the team by providing passengers and doing arrangements of quarantine.
AIMDF executive team comprising of members Shakeel Hassan, Naseer Ahmed, Abubaker Sajipa, Asif Chokkabettu, Amjad and Abdul Raheem was present at Mangaluru Airport to greet the passengers.
Imran Khan Yermal and Ansar Barkur looked after media coverage and extended their support during this repatriation journey.
Passengers were taken to their assigned hotels for seven days institutional quarantine as per GoK health Guidelines.
AIMDF and Beary Brothers thanked Consul General India, Dubai Dr. Aman Puri, Ex- Deputy Commissioner of DK Sindhu B Rupesh and incumbent DC Dr Rajendra and all the govt officials. It also thanked Yusuf Barmavar, Praveen Kumar Shetty, Afzal SM, Hidayath Hadoor, Naveed Magundi, Saurabh and Darius from Spice Jet for their support.