Amid deadly week-long riots in Durban, India’s Ministry of External Affairs assured the Indian communities in South Africa that they were in constant touch with the concerned authorities to ensure the safety of lives and livelihood of those facing uncertainty.
Taking to Twitter, the Consulate of India in Durban established the same, “We are in touch with the South African Government & its concerned agencies to ensure the safety of lives & livelihoods of the Indian community facing uncertainty in SouthAfrica”
EAM Jaishankar in touch with South African counterpart
The External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar spoke to his South African counterpart Dr Naledi Pandor who asserted that the early restoration of normalcy and peace was the South African government’s utmost priority.
Meanwhile, the High Commissioner of South Africa in Delhi updated the Government of India about the prolonged disturbing riots in South Africa and assured them about being in touch with Indian leaders. They also mentioned offering support and assistance to distressed families.
Consulate General of India in Durban stated, “The High Commissioner of South Africa in New Delhi has also updated the Government of India on the situation in South Africa.