India supplies fresh humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan | Daily News

India supplies fresh humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

India on Saturday supplied the next batch of humanitarian assistance consisting of 500,000 doses of COVID vaccine (COVAXIN) to Afghanistan. The same was handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kabul.

Another batch of additional 500,000 doses would be supplied in coming weeks.

Government of India has committed to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghan people consisting of food grains, one million doses of COVID Vaccine and essential life saving drugs, officials said.

Earlier last month, India delivered 1.6 tons of medical assistance to Afghanistan through World Health Organization (WHO). In coming weeks, we would be undertaking the supply of wheat and the remaining medical assistance. In this regard, we are in touch with UN agencies and others for finalizing the modalities for transportation, officials said. (The Economic Times)

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