PM Narendra Modi thanks Pakistan for evacuating Indian nationals from Yemen



Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appreciated the ‘humanitarian gesture’ of Pakistan for evacuating Indians from Yemen and thanked his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

He was also glad that India had been able to help many countries in evacuation efforts from Yemen.

PM Modi posted on micro-blogging website Twitter: “I welcome our 11 citizens who’ve returned from Yemen with assistance from Pakistan. Thank you PM Nawaz Sharif for your humanitarian gesture.”

In another post he wrote: “Service to humanity knows no borders. Glad we helped many countries in evacuation from Yemen,” and added, “The help India extended included help to our neighbours Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.”