Operation Ganga successfully evacuated around 23,000 Indian nationals as well as 147 foreign nationals from 18 countries from Ukraine, read a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
During the interaction, representatives of the Indian community and the private sector in Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary shared their experience of being a part of Operation Ganga, the challenges they faced and their satisfaction and respect for such contribution. expressed emotion. A complex humanitarian operation.
The Prime Minister expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the Indian community leaders, voluntary groups, companies, private individuals and government officials who worked tirelessly to make the operation a success. He appreciated the patriotism, spirit of community service and team spirit displayed by all the stakeholders involved in Operation Ganga. The Prime Minister particularly praised the various community organizations, saying that their selfless service exemplifies the values of Indian civilization that they follow even on foreign shores.
Speaking about the efforts made by the government to ensure the safety of Indian citizens during the crisis, Prime Minister Modi recalled his personal interactions with the leaders of Ukraine and its neighboring countries, and the support received from all foreign governments. thanked for
Reiterating the high priority accorded by the government to the safety of Indians abroad, Prime Minister Modi recalled that India has always acted promptly to assist its citizens during any international crisis. Inspired by the age-old philosophy of India’s Vasidhaiva Kutumbakam, India has also provided humanitarian aid to citizens of other countries during emergencies.
First published:March 15, 2022, 10:32 PM