Dehra Dun, May 23 (PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today urged Foreign Minister S M Krishna and Shipping Minister G K Wasan to expedite the efforts for safe release of Mukesh Arya, who is among 11 Indians held captive by Somalian pirates off the Oman coast. In separate letters to the union ministers, Bahuguna urged them to take concrete measures for securing the youth’s safe release. Arya, a resident of Kotdwar in Uttarakhand, was working in a shipping company and was abducted by pirates on his way from Oman to Indonesia few days back. His family members had approached Bahuguna and urged him to take up the matter with the Centre, an official release said.
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