244 Nepalis affected by Russia-Ukraine Conflict gets out of Ukraine safely

KATHMANDU: As many as 244 Nepalis affected by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict have got out of Ukraine and reached safe destinations in the neighbouring countries.

A high-level committee formed by the government and Non-Resident Association (NRNA) to support and rescue the Nepalis affected by the Russia-Ukraine Conflict has confirmed their safety.

In a press statement held today, the committee said that 60 Nepalis reached Poland, 12 reached Slovakia and Romania respectively, 4 reached Hungary and 2 reached Moldova safely.

Similarly, the committee said that about 154 people have reportedly got stuck along the borders towards Poland (130), Slovakia ( 12), Romania( 10) and Moldova (2) and they are likely to cross the borders by this evening.

According to the NRNA Ukraine, 40 Nepali families have been permanently residing in Ukraine.

A meeting of the committee held on Sunday headed by its chair and Nepal’s Ambassador for Germany, Ramkaji Khadka, had decided to take necessary initiations to transport those Nepali affected by the conflict to safer locations.

During the meeting, Ambassador Khadka said that the Embassy had so far issued a travel permit for 34 Nepali displaced from Ukraine since the recent developments there.

According to the committee coordinator and NRNA vice-president Dr Badri KC, Association president Kumar Pant is present along the border in Poland to facilitate the safe travel of Nepalis in crisis. RSS

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Monday February 28, 2022, 04:17:50 PM |


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