Nepal scrambles to evacuate Nepalis from Afghanistan

Easier said than done, officials say, as the country lacks diplomatic links and mechanisms, including dedicated ministers. Government relying on employing countries. Nepal scrambles to evacuate Nepalis from Afghanistan
Afghan people climb atop a plane as they wait at the Kabul airport in Kabul on Monday, after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan’s 20-year war, as thousands of people mobbed the city’s airport trying to flee the group’s feared hardline brand of Islamist rule. AFP/RSS
Anil Giri, Sangam Prasain & Prithvi Man Shrestha
Published at : August 17, 2021
Updated at : August 17, 2021 08:13

Anil Giri

Anil Giri is a reporter covering diplomacy, international relations and national politics for The Kathmandu Post. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets.

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.

Prithvi Man Shrestha

Prithvi Man Shrestha was a political reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering the governance-related issues including corruption and irregularities in the government machinery. Before joining The Kathmandu Post in 2009, he worked at and Rising Nepal primarily covering the issues of political and economic affairs for three years.