After the Taliban took over the control of Afghanistan, an Air India flight with 129 passengers landed in Delhi on Sunday evening.
The Air India flight AI-244 took off from Kabul at 6.06 pm and landed in Delhi a little before 8 pm, according to a media report.
It has been reported that the future of the airline’s 3-times-a-week flight to Afghanistan, which has come under the control of the Taliban, is now uncertain.
Entering Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, the Taliban on Sunday said it would soon declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from the presidential palace in the capital.
The Taliban on Sunday entered Kabul and took control of the presidential palace.
President Ashraf Ghani has already left the country and the Taliban expect a complete handover of power.
The government’s acting interior minister Abdul Sattar Mirzakawal said that power would be handed over to a transitional administration.
India is gearing up to evacuate hundreds of its officials and citizens from Kabul.
India has reportedly prepared all contingencies and eventualities including evacuating its staff in its embassy in Kabul as well as Indian citizens stranded in the country.
According to a media report, a fleet of C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force is kept on standby to undertake evacuation missions.
Earlier on Sunday, a charter flight to Kabul was cancelled.