Govt Issues Advisory For Indians Willing To Be Evacuated From Ukraine Via Poland

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Government on Friday issued an advisory for Indians in Ukraine who are willing to be evacuated via Poland.

According to the advisory issued by the Embassy of India in Warsaw, Indian nationals arriving at the Poland – Ukraine border by public conveyance, i.e. by bus or taxi have been advised to make for the Shehyni – Medyka border crossing, and not the Krakowiec crossing.

The Government of Poland is allowing people to cross the border on foot only via Shehyni – Medyka border point. The Krakowiec crossing is only for persons traveling in their own vehicles.

Embassy official Pankaj Garg (tel +48660460815) is stationed at Shehyni – Medyka, it stated. The Embassy Office at the Krakowiec crossing will be operational later on Friday evening (India time), headed by Shubham Kumar (tel +48881551271).

The Liason Office in Lviv, Ukraine is operational and the contact details are: Mira Berezovska (Mb +380679335064), Vivek Kumar (Tel +48881551273) – from late February 25, the advisory stated.

Indians crossing into Poland will need to register their details by filling a Google Form for processing their requests for seats in the repatriation flights which will be arranged shortly, it further stated.