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BusinessToday.In | August 24, 2020

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Govt issues SOPs for international travel amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued standard operation protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled flights under Vande Bharat mission and air transport bubble arrangement. As per the SOPs, anyone who is willing to travel to India on Vande Bharat flights will have to register themselves with the Indian missions in the country where they are stranded or residing, along with necessary details as prescribed by the Ministry of External Affairs.

However, such registration will not be required on flights operating under air transport bubbles arrangements, the SOP said.

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