KATHMANDU, AUGUST 16
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Government of Nepal will provide patronage to all Nepalis in Afghanistan waiting to be rescued.
Pm Deuba assured that his government will coordinate with the concerned authorities to make arrangement for rescue of the Nepalis and said that the government has already taken cognizance of the issue.
Ensuring of the fulfillment of the responsibility on the part of the government with caution and seriousness, Deuba elaborated he had already instructed the officials concerned on Sunday to take stock of the Nepalis and their situation in Afghanistan and make arrangements for their emergency rescue.
Many expatriates in Afghanistan have been returning to their home countries or elsewhere since the Taliban insurgents have taken over the Afghani President's office.
Many countries' governments have been airlifting their citizens following the recent developments in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has added an online registration form for Nepalis in Afghanistan in a bid to collect relevant data so as to ensure their timely, swift and effective rescue.