Evacuation of Thai nationals from Ukraine will get underway

The evacuation of Thai citizens from Ukraine is now underway, with 47 Thais having arrived at a devoted facility within the Ukrainian city of Lviv, based on a Bangkok Post report. The Thai embassy in Warsaw, Poland, is managing the evacuation, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The embassy has opened a help centre in Lviv, with a specially chartered bus departing from the centre to move Thai nationals to Warsaw.
The embassy says Thais in different cities in Ukraine have confirmed they’re secure, however there are round 100 who are confined to their properties because of lockdowns in cities like Mykolayiv and Kharkiv. Ukraine continues to defend Kharkiv, the country’s second city, towards the Russian incursion, which is now getting into its fifth day.
According to the Thai embassy in Warsaw, 102 out of 148 Thai nationals residing within the capital, Kyiv, have now left, but around 40 have chosen to remain with their households. Most of them are ladies who’re married to Ukrainian men, who have been enlisted to struggle towards the Russian invasion.
The Bangkok Post reports that there are 2 evacuation routes being used to get Thais out of Ukraine. The first is taking them to the city of Odessa, in southern Ukraine, from the place they travel across the border and into Romania. They then journey by bus to the Romanian capital, Bucharest, from the place they fly to Thailand tomorrow and Wednesday.
Best , the Thai nationals who arrived in Lviv had been taken by bus to Warsaw, with more anticipated to be transported along the same route today. From there, they are booked on flights to Bangkok, departing between March 1 and 4.
Meanwhile, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed officials to help all Thais who’re trapped within the country and do every little thing necessary to get them to the help centre at Lyiv. The authorities says the Department of Employment has additionally been in contact with the households of Thai workers in Ukraine, who are entitled to monetary assistance from the fund for abroad employees..

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