India is trying her best to reach out to its neighbours in the Coronavirus turmoil.
251 containers carrying the first consignment of 5,022 MT of wheat out of the total gift of 75,000 MT from India to Afghanistan set sail from Kandla Port to Chabahar Port yesterday. The remaining consignments are set to follow in the weeks ahead.
This humanitarian gesture of Indian people to the ‘Afghan brethren will ensure food security during difficult times of COVID-19 pandemic’ said the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
India is gifting 500,000 tablets of HydroxyChloroquine to AFG for health professionals and COVID-19 positive cases.
Mohammed Haneef Atmar who is the acting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan thanked India for the humanitarian help and said that during this Coronavirus pandemic, we are all facing challenges. Expressing gratitude to India for their first consignment of wheat to ensure food security in Afghanistan.