New Delhi: Amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level assembly with senior officers. The assembly was attended by Overseas Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Overseas Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla amongst others.
“PM Narendra Modi’s high-level assembly on Ukraine Russia Battle lasted over 2 hours. The PM ensured security & evacuation of Indian college students as the highest precedence. Additional cooperation with neighbouring international locations of Ukraine to expedite evacuation will probably be enhanced,” quoted ANI as one one of many sources within the Authorities mentioned.
#UPDATE| PM Narendra Modi’s high-level assembly on #UkraineRussiaConflict lasted over 2 hours; the PM ensured security & evacuation of Indian college students as the highest precedence. Additional cooperation with neighbouring international locations of Ukraine to expedite evacuation will probably be enhanced: GoI Sources
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2022
The Prime Minister earlier at the moment had mentioned that the federal government will do no matter potential to deliver again all of the Indian residents stranded in Ukraine.
Overseas Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla held a press convention on Saturday the place he briefed concerning the measures taken by the Indian authorities beneath ‘Operation Ganga’ to deliver again Indian nationals from Ukraine.
To futher help Indians in Ukraine, a devoted twitter deal with has been arrange, mentioned MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
The Overseas Secretary mentioned that 1000’s of Indians have been flown out of Romania and Hungary and one other thousand have been evacuated from Ukraine by way of land routes.
The Prime Minister had on Thursday chaired a gathering of the Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) in New Delhi. The topmost precedence of the federal government is the protection and safety of Indian nationals, PM Modi had mentioned throughout the assembly.
A complete of 469 Indian nationals have been evacuated from conflict-ridden Ukraine, out of which 250 landed in Delhi on Sunday morning and 219 landed in Mumbai on Saturday night.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday morning mentioned that particular navy operations are being launched “to guard” the individuals within the Donbas area.