Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the foreign ministry to brief floor leaders of political parties on developments in Afghanistan, foreign minister S Jaishankar has said.
The minister has tweeted, “In view of developments in Afghanistan, PM Narendra Modi has instructed that MEA brief Floor Leaders of political parties. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi will be intimating further details”.
In view of developments in Afghanistan, PM @narendramodi has instructed that MEA brief Floor Leaders of political parties.
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs @JoshiPralhad will be intimating further details.
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) August 23, 2021
India is evacuating Indian citizens stranded in Afghanistan and has been allowed to operate two flights per day from Kabul.
Yesterday, a C-17 aircraft brought in 168 passengers, including 107 Indians. Among them was Anarkali Honaryar and Narender Singh Khalsa, two Afghan senators.
Indians from Afghanistan also came in three other flights — operated by Air India, IndiGo and Vistara – landed in Delhi from Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe and Qatar’s Doha.