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Issue of seafarers stranded on various cruise liners or ships being followed up: Shripad Naik

Issue of seafarers stranded on various cruise liners or ships being followed up: Shripad Naik

Panaji, Apr 7 (UNI) Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik on Tuesday said that the issue of seafarers stranded on various cruise liners or ships were being followed up and efforts were underway to bring them back at the earliest.

In a statement he said the seafarers from Goa on various cruise liners or ships stranded in different parts of the world were facing lot of problems and hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Most of them have been abandoned by their companies and are in urgent need of repatriation back to India. Also their families are in tremendous stress and are worried about their well being. We are following up the case and trying to get our seafarers back at the earliest,” Mr Naik said.

He said he had already mentioned the issue to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday during video conference and also sent letter to the effect to the Ministry of External Affairs.

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