PM Seeks Saudi Help for Evacuation of Indians From Yemen

Narendra Modi spoke to the Saudi King, asking for his help in rescuing Indians from Yemen

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People stand on a tank that was burnt during clashes on a street in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden. (Photo: )

Concerned over the safety of 4000 Indians in strife-torn Yemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought the help of Saudi Arabia over a phone conversation with King Salman bin Abdul aziz Al Saud.

The Saudi king called Modi and during the conversation the Prime Minister briefed him on India’s evacuation plan.

The Prime Minister sought Saudi Arabia’s support and cooperation for the evacuation.

Recalling the “strong and close” relations between both the nations, the Saudi King assured Modi of all possible assistance for the early and safe evacuation of Indians in Yemen .

Prime Minister shared his deep concern about the safety and welfare of the approximately 4000 Indian citizens in Yemen. He briefed His Majesty King Salman on India’s evacuation plan and requested His Majesty’s support and cooperation in the evacuation of Indian citizens from Yemen.
PMO Statement

The Prime Minister expressed his gratitude to the Saudi King and conveyed his best wishes to him for a quick resolution to the challenges in the region and early restoration of peace and stability under his leadership.

He also reaffirmed his commitment to further strengthening India’s close relations with Saudi Arabia

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