Australia assists in repatriation of Fijians from India

An Australian High Commission staff member talks to departing Fijians at New Delhi airport last week. Picture: SUPPLIED

The Australian Government facilitated the uplift of 64 Fijians from India to Sydney, said the acting permanent secretary for Foreign Affairs, Yogesh Karan.

An Air India flight was arranged by the Australian Government to bring Australians home last week.

“The Australians gave us seats from their quota on that flight so they helped us in getting enough seats,” said Mr Karan.

Read more on this story in today’s The Fiji Times & eEdition

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