New Delhi, Aug 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level assembly on deteriorating scenario in war-torn Afghanistan at his residence in Delhi.
The Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) assembly was attended by Union House Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and NSA Ajit Doval.
The Cupboard Committee on Safety is the apex authorities physique that offers with the problems of nationwide safety.
Talking on the assembly, PM Modi additionally stated India should present all potential assist to its Afghan brothers and sisters who’re wanting in the direction of India for help.
Modi directed officers involved to undertake all mandatory measures to make sure protected evacuation of Indian nationals from Afghanistan within the coming days.
— ANI (@ANI) August 17, 2021
The Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) was briefed intimately on the present and evolving safety and political scenario in Afghanistan.
The CCS was additionally briefed on the current evacuations of Indian Embassy officers and a few members of the Indian group, in addition to some members of Indian media.
India rushed again residence its ambassador and employees from the embassy in Kabul in a navy transport plane within the wake of escalating stress, concern and uncertainty gripping the Afghan capital after its take over by the Taliban two days again.
The C-17 Globemaster plane of the Indian Air Power carrying round 150 individuals, together with diplomats, officers, safety personnel and a few stranded Indians, landed on the Hindon airbase close to the nationwide capital at round 5 PM after a quick halt at Jamnagar in Gujarat.
It’s the second evacuation flight as one other C-17 plane introduced again round 40 individuals from the Hamid Karzai Worldwide (HKI) Airport in Kabul on Monday as a part of India”s emergency evacuation mission that was carried out following coordination with related authorities together with US officers dealing with safety on the airport within the Afghan capital.
Hours after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan on Sunday, the Taliban took management of Kabul, capturing energy practically 20 years after a US-led navy invasion ousted it within the aftermath of the 9/11 assaults.