National / External Affairs Minister to brief leaders of political parties on developments in Afghanistan

Zoom News : Aug 23, 2021, 04:33 PM

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will brief parliamentary leaders of diverse political events on August 26 at the tendencies in war-torn Afghanistan.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said the physical briefing will take place at 11 a.m. on August 26 in the Parliament House Annexe.

"Floor Leaders of Political Parties would be briefed by EAM @DrSJaishankar on the present situation in Afghanistan, on 26th August, 11 am in Main Committee Room, PHA, New Delhi. Invites are being sent through email. All concerned are requested to attend," Mr Joshi tweeted.

Mr Jaishankar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi instructed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)) to brief the floor leaders of the political parties.

"Because of developments in Afghanistan, PM @narendramodi has instructed that MEA brief Floor Leaders of political parties. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs @JoshiPralhad will be intimating further details," Mr Jaishankar tweeted earlier.

The government's briefing is anticipated to consciousness on its evacuation mission from Afghanistan in addition to its evaluation of the state of affairs in that country.

The first evacuation flight brought back over forty humans, by and large staffers on the Indian embassy, on August 16.

The 2nd plane evacuated around 150 people along with Indian diplomats, officials, protect employees and a few stranded Indians from Kabul on August 17.