The central government has called an all-party meeting on Thursday regarding the situation in Afghanistan, which is to be held at 11 am today. In this meeting, the Foreign Minister of the country will tell the leaders of all the parties about the latest situation in Afghanistan. Please tell that this meeting will be held in the Main Committee Room of Parliament House Annexe. Leaders from TMC to AIMIM will attend this meeting. It is expected that in this meeting, India will formulate its strategy on the Afghanistan crisis.
In this meeting, the External Affairs Minister will give a presentation on the situation in Afghanistan. There will be questions and answers after this presentation. It is being told that on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra, the External Affairs Minister has called this meeting.
The government’s briefing is expected to focus on its evacuation mission from Afghanistan as well as its assessment of the situation in the war-torn country in the wake of the Taliban’s occupation of nearly all major Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that representatives of her party Trinamool Congress will attend the meeting. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi told news agency ANI that he has received an invitation to the meeting and will attend it.
India has so far brought back more than 800 people from Afghanistan. The Taliban took control of Afghanistan just two weeks after the US military withdrew. Since August 15, when the Taliban took power, several flights have brought back Indian citizens and members of the Afghan Sikh and Hindu communities.
A fresh batch of 180 people evacuated from Afghanistan is expected to arrive in India by military aircraft from Kabul on Thursday. India has named its evacuation mission ‘Operation Devi Shakti’.