October 2, 2022

India delivers three tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan

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New Delhi, India has supplied in its fourth batch of medical assistance consisting of three tonnes of essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan.

“As part of our ongoing humanitarian assistance, India supplied the fourth batch of medical assistance consisting of three tonnes of essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan. The same was handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kabul,” a Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) press statement said on January 29.

“India stands committed to continue our special relationship with the people of Afghanistan and provide humanitarian assistance. In this endeavour, we had already supplied three shipments of medical assistance consisting of 500,000 doses of COVID vaccine and essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan. The same was handed over to the WHO and Indira Gandhi Children Hospital, Kabul,” the statement said.

The MEA statement added: “In coming weeks, we would be supplying more batches of humanitarian assistance consisting of medicines and foodgrains for the people of Afghanistan.”

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