Kathmandu: Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday expressed his gratitude to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for rescuing four Nepalese citizens trapped in Ukraine after a Russian military attack. He said that four Nepalese nationals have just reached Nepal from Ukraine via India. PM to help bring Nepalese citizens home through Operation Ganga Narendra Modi And thanks to the Government of India.
Deuba tweeted, ‘Four Nepalese nationals have just reached Nepal from Ukraine via India. PM to help bring Nepalese citizens home through Operation Ganga Narendra Modi And thanks to the Government of India. Let us tell you that last week, the Indian government had evacuated two Nepalese nationals from Ukraine.
Four Nepali nationals have just arrived in Nepal from Ukraine via India.
— Sher Bahadur Deuba (@SherBDeuba) March 12, 2022
Nepalese students were evacuated under India’s ‘Operation Ganga’. Operation Ganga was launched on 24 February to bring back Indians trapped in Ukraine after the Russian military invasion. Earlier, the Nepalese government had appealed to the Indian government for help in evacuating its stranded citizens. Meanwhile, The Kathmandu Post newspaper reported that India has so far evacuated six Nepalese nationals from Ukraine.
According to Nepal’s ambassador to Germany, Ram Qazi Khadka (who is also handling Ukraine’s affairs), the evacuation of Nepalese nationals from Ukraine is almost over. Khadka said that a total of 580 Nepalese citizens have come out of Ukraine after Russia’s attack on Ukraine.