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Posted On: 9 September 2021 06:06 pm
Updated On: 10 September 2021 09:07 am

Qatar Airways flies passengers on first international plane out of Kabul airport since US withdrawal

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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As per a report on Al Jazeera, the first international commercial plane has departed from Kabul airport since Western countries finished evacuations from Afghanistan. It was also reported that as per H.E. Mutlaq Al Qahtani, Qatar’s special envoy to Afghanistan the airport is “fully up and running”.

"The airport is “about 90% ready for operations but its reopening is planned gradually", the envoy quoted. The Qatar Airways plane had arrived in Kabul earlier on Thursday, 9 September 2021, carrying aid and left with passengers, including a large group of foreigners.


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Source and cover image credit: Al Jazeera