Additional 39 Nepali migrants in Afghanistan have come in contact with the Government of Nepal. Three hundred and seventeen Nepalis have updated their whereabouts on the web portal of the Department of Consular Services (DoCS) till Saturday.
With this 356 Nepalis have registered their whereabouts in the government portals or informed the government via telephone or social media.
Issuing a statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that the government was coordinating and facilitating the return of Nepali nationals who were rescued from Kabul and reached Doha, Dubai, London and New Delhi.
The Task Force formed to facilitate the rescue of Nepali nationals from Afghanistan also said that it is coordinating and collaborating with the friendly nations which are conducting rescue flights to and from Kabul to bring back Nepali migrants.
A total of 504 Nepalis have returned from the war-torn Afghanistan so far following the takeover of the country by the Taliban rebels.
Returned people are tested for COVID-19 and managed at the holding centre arranged by the government at Samakhushi of Kathmandu Metropolis.
Those who are not listed in the rescue list are being contacted by the MoFA, DoCS and Nepali Embassy in New Delhi, India. According to the MoFA, Suresh Chandra Sharma is coordinating and facilitating in the rescue of Nepalis in Afghanistan as a focal person in Kabul.
People who are in Afghanistan and haven’t registered their names at the portal of DoCS can register themselves or ask their families to make an entry of their whereabouts.
Updates can be fed in the online registration portal https://nepalconsular.gov.np/
People can contact DoCS at +977-9749326458, MoFA at +9779749326459 and Embassy of Nepal in India at +918929601925 on cell phone, Viber and WhatsApp.
Source : TRN,