118 stranded Nepalis arrive home from Afghanistan, 256 in contact to government

KATHMANDU: As much as 118 Nepalis arrived Kathmandu on Tuesday while 256 individuals have registered their details in the web portal of the Department of Consular Services (DoCS).

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has informed that the Nepali migrant workers were brought to Nepal in coordination with the friendly nations.

All of them are being managed at the Holding Centre managed by the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) in Samakhushi of Kathmandu Metropolis following their testing of COVID-19.

Likewise, nine Indians who were on the same flight were tested for COVID-19 and later on handed over to the officials of the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.

The MoFA said that Nepalis who were rescued from Afghanistan and reached Kuwait will arrive here on Tuesday night.

The Ministry has urged the Nepalis in Afghanistan to remain at the same locations until they were rescued and remain in continuous touch with the MoFA, DoCS and Embassy of Nepal in India. The government has also requested the manpower agencies which were involved in sending Nepali workers through the legal channel to support in the rescue process.

Stranded Nepalis in Afghanistan can contact Department of Consular Services (DCS) at +977-9749326458, MoFA at +9779749326459 and Embassy of Nepal in India at +918929601925 on cell phone Viber and WhatsApp.

 

Fiscal Nepal |
Wednesday August 18, 2021, 11:39:05 AM |


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