Kerala CM seeks urgent repatriate Malayalis stranded in Kabul
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged the Union government to take steps to repatriate Malayalis who stranded in Kabul following the Taliban taking over Afghanistan.
NORKA Roots, the state-owned agency of non-resident Keralites, submitted a letter to External Affairs Ministry requesting smooth repatriation of Keralites who were stranded in Kabul. Few Keralites have sent the video message to the government seeking help, following instructions from Kerala Chief Minister, NORKA Roots, written a letter to External Affairs Ministry.
Nearly 36 people, who got stranded in Kabul, have so far contacted NORKA seeking help, stated in the memorandum.
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Harikrishnan Namboothiri K, the CEO of NORKA Roots, contacted the Malayalis, among the stranded, the other day, they said, adding that steps were on to trace whether more Keralites were trapped in the Afghanistan capital.
The NORKA has exchanged the information they received with the External Affairs Ministry.