On Monday, top security, Cabinet, MEA and MHA officials are understood to be in a series of briefings about the situation in Afghanistan.
The Narendra Modi government has not yet commented on events in Afghanistan a day after Taliban militia took over the Arg Presidential Palace in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. On Monday, top security, Cabinet, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) officials are understood to be in a series of briefings about the situation in Afghanistan and plans for the future.
The top five questions the government faces:
1. Bringing home Indian nationals: On Sunday, an Air India flight was able to fly out carrying 129 passengers from Kabul to Delhi, but since then, the chaos at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport has meant commercial flights are unable to ply, and for the moment Kabul airspace has been closed. With thousands of desperate Afghans seeking to leave the country, the tarmac has been…