134 Nepali have registered for rescue from Afghanistan. According to Harish Chandra Ghimire, joint secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the coordinator of the task force formed to rescue Nepalese from Afghanistan, 134 people have registered their details through various means till 6 pm on Monday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made arrangements to register online on the web portal of the Department of Consular Services.
After registering the details, the task force will now decide on the issue of sending the ship through coordination through diplomatic means for their rescue.
Stating that the process of safe repatriation of Nepalese from Kabul has started from Sunday, the foreign ministry has stated that diplomatic initiatives are being taken for that. A statement issued by the ministry on Monday states that the arrival of Nepalese in Afghanistan will start in 1-2 days.
The Ministry, the Department of Consular Services, and the Nepali Embassy in New Delhi have been in regular contact with the Nepalese there through telephone numbers, Viber, WhatsApp, and email made public on Sunday. Nepalese who have come to Afghanistan for employment have also been affected by the recent developments after the Taliban seized power.
The first meeting of the task force formed for their rescue and necessary coordination was also held on Monday. The meeting has decided to request the rescued Nepalese and their families to record the details. It has been decided to urge Nepalese working there to share information on security situations and rescue through the use of social media.
It has also been decided to make necessary arrangements for the rescue and quarantine of the citizens to be brought to Nepal. Earlier, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khan had a discussion with the task force. The mine had also instructed to prepare for the arrangements to be made after returning to Nepal.