Sher Bahadur Deuba thanks PM Modi for helping bring back 4 Nepalese nationals from Ukraine

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian government for evacuating four Nepalese citizens from war-torn Ukraine as part of ‘Operation Ganga’.

Deuba tweeted, “Four Nepalese nationals have just arrived in Nepal from Ukraine via India. Thanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Government of India for helping to bring Nepalese citizens home through Operation Ganga.”

In the midst of the Ukraine-Russia war, Indian officials are rescuing their citizens in the war-torn country as well as helping foreign nationals stranded in Kyiv.

According to government sources, earlier Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had also thanked PM Modi for rescuing Bangladeshi citizens trapped in Ukraine under ‘Operation Ganga’.

According to sources, India had rescued nine Bangladeshis from Ukraine.

A Pakistani student, Asma Shafiq, who was also rescued by Indian authorities, thanked the Indian embassy in Kyiv and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their support.

Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday lauded the officials who helped in the smooth conduct of ‘Operation Ganga’ launched by the Indian government to bring back students from war-torn Ukraine.

Notably, India has evacuated over 20,000 of its civilians from war-torn Ukraine as part of ‘Operation Ganga’. (ANI)

First published:March 12, 2022, 3:08 pm

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