PM chairs high-level meeting to review situation following earthquake in Nepal

Published By : Admin | April 25, 2015 | 16:27 IST
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The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting today, to review the situation following the major earthquake in Nepal.

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The meeting was attended by Union Ministers Shri Arun Jaitley and Shri Rajnath Singh, the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, the Principal Secretary Shri Nripendra Misra, the Additional Principal Secretary Shri P.K. Mishra, and senior officials from the Government, IMD, and NDRF.

The Prime Minister had earlier spoken to the President and Prime Minister of Nepal, and the Chief Ministers of the States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim and Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister has assured Nepal of all assistance in dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake.

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The Prime Minister was briefed on the inputs regarding the extent of damage to life and property received so far from various places in India and Nepal.

The Prime Minister directed immediate dispatch of relief and rescue teams, including medical teams to Nepal, as well as to affected areas in India. He also directed that proper arrangements be made for rendering assistance in evacuation of stranded tourists.

684-PM chairs high-level meeting to review situation following earthquake in Nepal (6) The Prime Minister was informed that the first set of NDRF teams is expected to reach Kathmandu today itself.

The Union Government's Crisis Management Committee, which met earlier today, will be meeting again later today.

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