“1st batch of 135 Indians who have been evacuated from Kabul to Doha over previous days being repatriated tonight to India. Embassy officers supplied consular and logistics help to make sure their protected return. We thank Qatar authorities and all involved for making this doable,” India in Qatar tweeted.
1st batch of 135 Indians who have been evacuated 4m Kabul to Doha over previous days being repatriated tonight to India. Emb… https://t.co/sBQmq0SoDh
— India in Qatar (@IndEmbDoha) 1629574446000
Some 500 odd individuals are set to return to India on Sunday morning from Afghanistan, by way of varied locations and flights.
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi knowledgeable that an Air India flight carrying 87 Indians has departed from Tajikistan for New Delhi.
“Bringing Indians house from Afghanistan! AI 1956 carrying 87 Indians departs from Tajikistan for New Delhi. Two Nepalese nationals additionally evacuated. Assisted and supported by our Embassy in Dushanbe. Extra evacuation flights to comply with,” mentioned Bagchi.
Bringing Indians house from Afghanistan!AI 1956 carrying 87 Indians departs from Tajikistan for New Delhi. Two Nepa… https://t.co/KmD7VJjvEg
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) 1629575480000
Earlier on Saturday, authorities sources instructed ANI that India has been allowed to function two flights per day from Kabul to evacuate its nationals stranded in Afghanistan.
The permission has been granted by the American and North Atlantic Treaty Group (NATO) forces which have been controlling operations of the Hamid Karzai Worldwide Airport after the Afghan capital was taken over by the Taliban on August 15.
A complete of 25 flights are being operated by them as they, at current, are specializing in evacuating their residents, weaponry and tools.
A whole lot of Indian nationals need to be taken out of Kabul which is now underneath the Taliban’s management. India is airlifting its residents by way of Dushanbe in Tajikistan and Qatar. The Indian Air Force has already evacuated round 180 passengers together with its Ambassador to Afghanistan and all different diplomats.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a gathering of the Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) and instructed all involved officers to undertake all obligatory measures to make sure the protected evacuation of Indian nationals from Afghanistan within the coming days.
Taliban entered Kabul on Sunday and took management of the presidential palace. The Indian authorities has been intently monitoring all developments in Afghanistan.