Egypt calls upon citizens wishing to return home from Sudan to go to four assembly areas



Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 10:37 GMT


Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 10:37 GMT

Arqin border crossing

Arqin border crossing

CAIRO – 28 April 2023: In light of Egypt’s efforts in evacuating its nationals from Sudan, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on Egyptian expats in Sudan who wish to go back home go to the following assembly areas:


1 - The Egyptian Consulate in Port Sudan or Port Sudan Airport.

2 - Dongola Airport.

3 - Qastal crossing.

4 - Arqin crossing.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated, in a statement on Friday, that the crisis room in the ministry continues to receive citizens' calls around the clock on the following numbers:












+20128 3176866


A total of 2,648 Egyptians returned to Egypt from Sudan on Thursday, bringing the figure to 5,327 since the beginning of the crisis in the southern neighbor. Egypt, which has around 10,000 citizens, including students, in Sudan.


The Egyptian Armed Forces organized nine flights on Thursday, and 23 in total.


The Armed Forces have provided food and first aid supplies to more than 1,000 Egyptian citizens in Sudan who are expected to be evacuated during the ongoing air evacuations.


Egypt has stepped up its evacuation efforts in Sudan as it managed to evacuate more than 16,000 people, including Egyptians and other nationals, according to a statement from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Thursday.


Since the clashes started between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) last week, Egypt has been calling for consolidating a ceasefire in Sudan and ending hostilities.






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