As many as 682 Vietnamese guest workers will be evacuated from Libya under a plan coordinated by their employer Huyndai Amco (the Republic of Korea), Vietnam Airlines and the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt.

The employees are working at a housing project in the eastern city of Al-Beida – around 200km from the strife-torn Benghazi in Libya .

As planned, Libyan Airlines will conduct eight flights on August 9-11 to carry the guest workers to Cairo, with 184 expected on board of a Vietnam Airlines fight to return home on August 9 night.

The national flag carrier will conduct two more fights from Cairo to Hanoi on August 10-11.

Meanwhile, twenty-five Vietnamese workers, who had been evacuated from Libya on August 7, are scheduled to arrive in Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City on August 9.

A group of 68 others at the hot spot Tripoli will return Vietnam via Tunisia on August 14-15 instead of August 10 as scheduled.

Foreman Bui Sy Phong at the Al-Khalij power plant, the northern coastal province of Sirte , revealed that more than 130 Vietnamese along with their Korean and Philippine worker fellows here will be taken to Istanbul , Turkey , by aircraft on August 9 and 10, from where they will fly back to their home country.

According to the Vietnamese Embassy in Libya , 1,050 out of the 1,550 Vietnamese workers are scheduled to move away from the country in the next several days.

As of August 8, 240 Vietnamese workers were brought home.-VNA