In continuation of evacuation efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 187 evacuees including Bangladeshis arrived in Jeddah Thursday morning from the Republic of Sudan.
The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a message in this regard on Thursday.
According to the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the evacuees include 119 Saudi citizens and 2,425 people in total from brotherly and friendly countries belonging to 74 nationalities.
The newly evacuated people are citizens of the Netherlands, Russia, Lebanon, Norway, the United States, Turkey, Serbia, Poland, Germany, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Georgia, Sweden, Ireland, Kenya, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Ethiopia, Armenia, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Paraguay and Pakistan.
Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh issued a notification advising Bangladeshis not to travel to Sudan due to uncertainties caused by the current situation there.
According to the notification, it is not safe for Bangladeshi nationals to travel to Sudan now as the conflict continues in Khartoum and various parts of the country, including at Khartoum airport.