New Delhi - Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, took a proactive step towards ensuring the safety of stranded Indian nationals in Israel during the ongoing conflict. He visited the 24/7 control room set up in New Delhi as part of Operation Ajay, reiterating the government's commitment to the safety of Indians abroad.
Visited 24*7 MEA control room set up in New Delhi as part of #OperationAjay. We continue to monitor the situation and provide necessary information & assistance. The government is always committed to the safety of Indians abroad, shared the MoS.
Concurrently, the first group of stranded Indians, totaling 212 individuals, arrived in New Delhi via a flight under 'Operation Ajay.' Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar warmly welcomed them at the airport, assuring their safety and emphasizing the government's dedication to bringing every Indian back home safely.
Our government will never leave any Indian behind. Our government, led by Prime Minister Modi, is determined to protect them and ensure their safe return. We extend our gratitude to EAM Dr S Jaishankar, the team at the External Affairs Ministry, and the flight crew of Air India for making this possible, affirmed Chandrasekhar.
Operation Ajay, launched by Prime Minister Modi, aims to repatriate approximately 18,000 Indians currently in Israel. The Indian embassy in Israel actively supports Indian citizens and has established a helpline for those in need. The government continues to closely monitor the situation, prioritizing the safety and well-being of its citizens abroad.
Stay tuned for further updates on Operation Ajay and ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of Indians stranded in Israel.(