Ghanaians who are stranded in Amsterdam due to COVID-19 border closures are expected to be evacuated on Monday, July 13, 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has indicated.
In a press statement issued by the ministry, these persons are expected to pay an amount of $646 to enable them to have access to the KLM flight scheduled for 10 am.
“Per directives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, arrangements have been made with KLM for stranded Ghanaians to be evacuated to Ghana from Amsterdam on Monday, 13th July 2020 at a cost of $646. It should be noted that persons who wish to take advantage of the flight are to make reservations to enable them to arrive in Amsterdam at the scheduled date and time for the flight to Accra,” the statement read.
Also, the travellers upon arrival will undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at their own cost in addition to hotel accommodation bills.
“All passengers are also to note that they will cover the cost of the mandatory 14-day quarantine with a possible extension to 21 days depending on individual cases. The cost of quarantine PER NIGHT MUST be paid directly to a selected hotel before passengers are allowed to travel,” the ministry indicated.
Passengers have also been asked to carry the appropriate PPE’s before boarding the flight.