Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra has taken up with the Centre the issue of urgent evacuation of three Arunachalee students, who are stranded in the war-torn Ukraine.
“He has written a priority letter to External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar. He shared the anxiety of the parents and the people of Arunachal Pradesh and has requested the Union Minister to take immediate steps to evacuate our students from Ukraine and bring them back to India,” a communique from the Raj Bhavan said on Sunday.
“The three students from Arunachal Pradesh are studying medical science in Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia State Medical University and VN Karazin Kharkiv National University. Everyone in our State and our State Government are extremely concerned about their safety,” the Governor conveyed to the Union Minister.
Mishra said that he will anxiously be waiting to hear about their safe return to India, while adding that he along with the people of Arunachal Pradesh will be ever grateful to the External Affairs Minister and the Union Government for the help, the communique added.