India on Tuesday began evacuating its citizens from the city of Mazar-e-Sharif. India has a Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The move comes at a time when more provinces are falling to the hands of the Taliban.
The consulate has asked Indian citizens living in and around Mazar-e-Sharif to immediately inform its personnel about their full name and other details required to board the special flight. The consulate has released phone numbers as well on which the details can be sent via the WhatsApp messaging platform.
India’s consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif tweeted:
“A special flight is leaving from Mazar-e-Sharif to New Delhi. Any Indian nationals in and around Mazar-e-Sharif are requested to leave for India in the special flight scheduled to depart late today evening.”
“Indian citizens desiring to leave by special flight should immediately convey their full name, passport number, date of expiry by whatsapp at the following numbers: 0785891303, 0785891301.”