Indian Ambassador to Poland, Nagma Mallick said on Friday that the embassy has formed three teams that will assist stranded Indian nationals in western Ukraine to move to Polish territories.
"Firstly, to all stranded students, stranded Indians on the Ukraine side, the government of Poland is doing a lot to provide easy transit into Poland to stranded people of all nationalities who are coming in via land border with Ukraine," Mallick said.
"We've set up 3 teams for the exit out of western Ukraine, including one in Lviv. Poland government is doing a lot to provide easy transit into Poland to stranded people of all nationalities," Mallick said.
On Friday, the Indian embassy in Kyiv issued another for Indians in Ukraine desiring to be evacuated via Poland.
It said: “Indian nationals in western Ukraine desiring to be evacuated to India via Poland may note the coordinates of the Embassy Offices set up for the evacuation: -
(i) Liaison Office, Lviv - Vivek Singh -- Tel: +48 881 551 273
(ii) Embassy Office, Krakowiec - Shubham Kumar -- Tel.: +48 575 467 147
(iii) Embassy Office, Medyka - Ranjit Singh - Tel.: +48 575 762 557
Embassy Control Room, Warsaw - Sukhvinder Malik, Tel: +48606700105 & +48225400000.”
It is reiterated that Indian nationals arriving at the Poland-Ukraine border by public conveyance such as bus or taxi, are advised to make for the Shehyni-Medyka border crossing.
The Government of Poland is allowing people to cross the border on foot only via the Shehyni-Medyka border point.
The Krakowiec crossing is for people traveling in their own vehicles.
The embassy further advised Indians crossing into Poland to register their details by filling the Google Form (https://forms.gle/TPmtUeMh98Q4XgvP9) for processing their requests for seats in the evacuation flights.