187 nationals returned this Tuesday from Argentina on a new day of the Plan Vuelta a la Patria that, with this flight, join the more than 27,700 returnees who have voluntarily returned to Venezuelan territory to reunite with their families and loved ones.
In an Air Bus 340-300, operated by the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronáuticas y Servicios Aéreos SA, (Conviasa) and accompanied by a delegation from the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, flight number 158 of the Plan Vuelta a la Patria was materialized which has managed to repatriate 1,343 nationals, specifically from Argentina, since last August 27, 2018, when the aforementioned plan, promoted by the National Executive, began.
From the Ezeiza International Airport, located on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, the Head of the Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission, Stella Lugo de Montilla, made an appearance to coordinate, on behalf of the Foreign Minister of the Republic, Félix Plasencia, the repatriation day and thus fulfill the mandate of President Nicolás Maduro to promote the safe and orderly return of our compatriots abroad in favor of family reunification in Venezuelan territory.
From the early hours of this Tuesday, December 7, each of the Venezuelan men and women were embarking full of emotion, illusion and hope for the opportunity of this new beginning. An initiative of the Bolivarian Government that continues to add smiles and fill Venezuelan homes with hugs.
The Chief of Mission, Stella Lugo, transmitted an emotional farewell message from the cabin of the plane to ratify the value of each of the migrants. “Venezuela awaits you with open arms. This is a new opportunity to put our hearts to the country and give our maximum effort in defense of the Homeland”, said Lugo, visibly moved.
After a journey of more than 6 hours of flight and the vibrant intonation of Gloria al Bravo Pueblo, 187 nationals terminated their immigration project and arrived at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía with tears in their eyes and hearts beating for stepping on Venezuelan lands again.