By: Musaib Iqbal MK
LG Manoj Sinha in a tweet said that he has taken up the matter of Kashmiri professors who were teaching at Bakhtar University in Kabul with the external affairs ministry.
LG said in the tweet, “Spoke to MoS Foreign Affairs, V Muraleedharan for the immediate evacuation of professors from Kulgam teaching at Bakhtar University in Kabul. He has assured the government is committed to bring back every citizen safely as soon as possible”.
He assured the families that they will be home soon and said that the J & K administration will remain in touch with the central government.
He further said, “I assure the families of Prof Asif Ahmed and Prof Adil Rasool that they are safe and will be home soon”.
Meanwhile, according to the news agencies reporting from Kabul, the Indian Air Force is evacuating Indian officials from Afghanistan.
According to the sources, 120 Indian officials from Afghanistan landed in Gujarat’s Jamnagar earlier today.
The Taliban entered Kabul on Sunday and took control of the presidential palace. Soon after the terror group claimed control over the Afghan capital, several countries evacuated their diplomatic personnel from the country. Hundreds of people flocked to the Kabul airport in an attempt to leave Afghanistan.
With inputs from agencies