India pledges 120,000 tons of wheat as humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

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  1. datguy79

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    KABUL: Minister of foreign affairs Salahuddin Rabbani met yesterday with Indian ambassador to Kabul Manprit Vohra.

    In the meeting, the Indian ambassador to Kabul informed of his country’s 120,000 tons wheat as humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, asserting that as Afghanistan has taken responsibility for management and paying its transit cost and hoping the government of Afghanistan would try to transit it through cheaper and shorter route.
    Afterwards, Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the Indian government for its cooperation with Afghanistan during the past recent years and by pointing to inauguration of national assembly building, Afghan – India friendship dam and kicking off of work on Chabahar port asserted the respective projects were proving the real friendship of India with Afghanistan and determined the will of the country for reconstruction, tranquility and economic development of Afghanistan.
    In the meeting, both sides also discussed related to possible holding Afghanistan and India strategic partnership council’s session next month.

    http://thekabultimes.gov.af/index.p...s-humanitarian-assistance-to-afghanistan.html

    All hail Shri Modi :)
     
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    Good development!



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    That is nice, Afghans are our friends. We must help them in their bad times.
     

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