Govt decides to evacuate Nepali nationals from Afghanistan soon

Published On: August 16, 2021 01:03 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 16: The government has decided to evacuate Nepali nationals from Afghanistan soon.

A cabinet meeting held earlier Monday morning took a decision to this effect.

Talking to media persons after the cabinet meeting, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, who is also the spokesperson of the government, said the government has expressed serious concern over the recent political development in Afghanistan and has decided to evacuate Nepali nationals living there soon. “The government has also decided to direct authorities concerned to act accordingly,” he said.

Similarly, the government has already asked all Nepali nationals currently living in Afghanistan to come to the contact of the government.

Those living in Afghanistan and wanting to return home can now register their name and provide other relevant details in the official website of the Department of Consular.

The MoFA has publicized various ways to contact them including viber and WhatsApp for the rescue of Nepali nationals. Those seeking rescue flights can contact 977-9749326458 (Department of Consular Service) and 977-9749326459(Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

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