SANAA: Government of India is happy that the seven Indian sailors who were on the ship Rwabee and under the detention of the Houthis in Yemen since 02 January 2022 have been released. They reached Muscat last week and are expected to travel back to India shortly.
Government of India had been exerting all efforts for the release of the Indian crew members over the past months. Government of India had been in touch with various parties to ensure the safety and well-being of our sailors during this time. The issue was also taken up by the Indian delegation at the UN Security Council.
Government of India would like to thank all concerned parties for the release of the Indian sailors, in particular the Government of Oman.