Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has spoken to Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan regarding the evacuation of two Kashmiri professors stranded in Afghanistan.
“Spoke to MoS Foreign Affairs, Shri V Muraleedharan Ji for the immediate evacuation of professors from Kulgam teaching at Bakhtar University in Kabul. He has assured the government is committed to bringing back every citizen safely as soon as possible,” the LG posted on his official Twitter handle.
Dr. Asif Shah, a 31-year-old professor of Economics at Bakhtar University, and Professor Adil Rasool, professor of Management, are stranded in Afghanistan.
Adil Rasool, another stranded Kashmiri professor who teaches management, took to Twitter to reassure people back home that he was safe.
The couple, as per media reports, was in touch with the Indian embassy which has assured Rasool of evacuation once the situation will be under control.