President Enrique Peña Nieto was informed by the Foreign Secretary that the Mexicans and their families are on the presidential plane and due to arrive in Mexico within the next few hours.

Through Twitter, the president also announced that he has instructed the Mexican Embassy in Egypt to expedite the repatriation of the Mexicans who unfortunately died in the incident.

The government continues to support the relatives of those injured or killed in Egypt.

Mexico awaits its fellow countrymen so that they will be able to recover with their families and loved ones.