The ninth evacuation flight from Afghanistan since August 31 is carrying 353 evacuees, including faculty, 员工, and students from the American University of Afghanistan, as well as citizens from Afghanistan, 美国, 荷兰人, Denmark and Australia, 除其他外, according to the official.
The official did not say how many Americans were on board. CNN has reached out to the US State Department.
Upon arrival in Doha, 卡塔尔, the passengers will be transported to a facility currently hosting evacuees, where they will be tested for Covid-19. They will remain in Doha until departing for their ultimate destination.
The Qatari official said that Qatar will “continue to work with international partners on efforts that ensure freedom of movement in Afghanistan, including through serving as an active mediator between various parties. We remain focused on providing humanitarian aid to the country and are dedicated to promoting a stable and peaceful Afghanistan moving forward.”