Srinagar, Mar 09: The foreign ministry has safely evacuated 25 students from different parts of Kashmir studying in deadly corona virus hit Iran and all have landed at Srinagar international airport this morning, officials said.
According to Wire Service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Nodal officer COVID—19 Dr Shafkat Khan said that a total number of 25 students from Kashmir studying in Iran have landed back in Srinagar.
“All of them are safe,” he said. All the Kashmiri students who have arrived back from Iran have underwent proper medical procedure including screening making it clear none of the traveler /student is engulfed by deadly corona-virus, official said as per KNO.
The officials furthermore said that foreign affairs minister Ravi Jaishankar has also flown with the 25 students from Iran to Srinagar this morning.