The first batch of Ghanaian students from Ukraine arrived in Accra today.
The second batch is expected later this week.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, disclosed this when she met relatives of Ghanaian nationals in Ukraine at the Accra International Conference Center
She said so far 17 students have arrived from Romania and the Ministry was expecting another 134 students in Ghana this week, adding that 16 people were also expected to arrive in Ghana from Poland this week.
She hinted that 527 Ghanaian nationals have crossed the Ukraine borders to other European countries and the process to evacuate them was far advanced.
Madam Botchway said the support of the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) has been enlisted for the evacuation exercise.
She assured the relatives that the government was committed to evacuating every Ghanaian who have been caught up in the Ukraine-Russian war.
Madam Botchway disclosed that officials from Ghana Missions in Europe have been dispatched to the various Ukraine borders to help stranded Ghanaians, adding that the government had requested five European countries bordering Ukraine to help facilitate easy passage of Ghanaians into their countries.
Patience Anaadem, ISD