Parents of seven-month-old girl they were forced to leave in Kabul with her grandparents fear they will never get her to Britain
- An Afghan mom who lives in UK visited household in Kabul in September 2020
- She lost her UK ID card and her British husband joined her and he or she gave start
- They were forced to return to London with a 30-day single-entry visa
- The new child baby was left with her grandparents with no means of escape
By Jack Newman For Mailonline
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The mother and father of a seven-month-old girl they were forced to leave stranded in Kabul with her grandparents fear she will never make it to the UK.
The new child’s Afghan mom, who needs to stay nameless, stated she had no alternative however to return to the UK in May to retain her UK visa.
She had travelled to Kabul in September final year to go to her household whereas pregnant, however lost her UK ID card through the journey.
Her British husband joined her in December and he or she gave start in the Afghan capital the next month.
The mom was lastly issued a single-entry Visa, giving her 30 days to return after which apply for a substitute allow.
But their baby daughter had not but obtained her British passport so had to stay with her grandparents in Kabul.
The mother and father of a seven-month-old girl (pictured) they were forced to leave stranded in Kabul with her grandparents fear she will never make it to the UK
British officers say they are nonetheless attempting to safely evacuate all residents nonetheless stranded in Afghanistan. Pictured: queues of individuals attempting to flee from Kabul
The baby’s mom instructed the BBC: ‘I’ve been separated from my baby for months I’m lost with out her by my facet and we’re shedding hope.
‘I urge the federal government to please assist us deliver my baby and household again to me.’
The authorities has stated it might do all it may to assist British nationals left behind on the finish of the airlift.
The household stated they had no alternative however to leave their new child daughter behind as a result of of the slender window they were given to return to the UK, and they were instructed the baby couldn’t journey and not using a passport.
The father had to return too as a result of the mom speaks little English and wanted assist with the application for the brand new paperwork.
The couple meant to return to Afghanistan as soon as the paperwork had arrived however the scenario modified past their creativeness when the Taliban seized energy.
The British father and Afghan mom, who want to stay nameless, stated they had no alternative however to return to the UK in May to retain her UK visa
The mother and father obtained their baby’s passport on Wednesday however there are presently no business flights to or from Kabul.
The baby’s father stated: ‘The baby’s father says they utilized for the baby’s passport in March.
‘We miss her however we can’t do something. We need to hug her, kiss her.’
British embassy employees departed from Kabul earlier than the girl may very well be introduced again to the UK and reunited with her mother and father.
But there are issues concerning the security of the baby’s grandparents after they gave assist to Western forces for the reason that 2001 invasion, and they haven’t left their home for the previous week.
The father stated British officers instructed him the baby isn’t British but and would have to stay till her passport arrives.
The Home Office stated they will ‘proceed to do all we are able to to ship on our obligation to British nationals and eligible Afghans’.