At the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security, PM Modi instructed all officials concerned to undertake all necessary measures to ensure safe evacuation of Indian nationals from Afghanistan in the coming days.
As per a senior official, PM said, “India must not only protect our citizens, but we must also provide refuge to Sikh & Hindu minorities who want to come to India & we must also provide all possible help to our Afghan brothers & sisters who are looking towards India for assistance”
According to senior govt sources, the CCS was briefed in detail on the current & evolving security & political situation in Afghanistan. The CCS was also briefed on recent evacuations of Indian Embassy officials & some members of the Indian community, as well as some members of the media.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a Cabinet Committee meeting on the Afghanistan issue and the emerging security situation. The meeting had in attendance Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval among others, as is evident from the exclusive pictures brought to you by Republic Media Network.