Iraqi Airways Sent Three Planes to Transport Iraqis Living in Egypt
|January 31, 2011||Filled under Uncategorized|
Iraqi Airways announced Sunday, were assigned three planes with a large capacity for the transfer of Iraqis living in Egypt in the wake of the recent events, saying that the aircraft will travel to Egypt, starting from Sunday.
The director of Iraqi Airways and Director of the Civil Aviation Authority and the Agency for Captain struggle Hussein in an interview with “Alsumaria News”, “The Iraqi Airways has allocated three aircraft, a modern, large capacity, including a jumbo jet 747 to accommodate 420 passengers per flight for the transfer of Iraqis living in Egypt, “noting that” sending the Iraqi aircraft will begin today at the behest of a direct Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the Minister of Transport Hadi al-Amiri. “
Hussein added that the “Cairo International Airport is now open to all international airlines, including Iraq, the transfer of nationals of many countries who are in Egypt, in order to maintain their safety,” pointing to the absence of accurate statistics for the number of Iraqis living in Egypt, but that “the company is keen to the transfer of all Iraqis living in Cairo and other Egyptian governorates. “
And instructed the Transport Ministry today the transfer of Iraqi citizens who are in Egypt on board the aircraft of Iraqi Airways for free in coordination with the Iraqi embassy in Cairo to return to the country against the backdrop of the events taking place in Cairo.
The Egyptian armed forces deployed on Friday last, in many vital areas, and the President in Cairo following the exit of thousands of Egyptians demonstrations calling for regime change and the departure of the Egyptian President, while reports indicate that dozens of people dead and injured, as well as the involvement of elements of the police officers in the looting that swept a number of Egyptian cities.
Protesters and demonstrators formed in Egypt, on Saturday, the popular committees to resist the muggers and the state of chaos after the disappearance of military and police forces from the Egyptian street, while it was reported to prevent the Secretary of the organization in the ruling National Democratic Party of leaving the country.
At a time when the security forces failed to Egyptian control the movements of demonstrators, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak that he had ordered the landing of troops to the streets to help the security forces to control the situation in the cities and restore calm.
The demonstrations that has swept Egypt since last Tuesday, in an unprecedented way, inspired by the tens of thousands of demonstrators events of the revolution of Tunisia that overthrew the Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, who has been subjected years of criticism for keeping him on emergency law more than thirty years, the law declared in 1981 after the Islamists assassinated President Anwar Sadat.
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