India on Thursday provided six tonnes of medicines to Afghanistan to help the population, the External Affairs Ministry said.
This is the seventh batch of humanitarian aid, a total of 20 tons of aid, which they are sending to the country, contributing to the calls of the United Nations (UN) to contribute to the country’s situation.
“India has provided 20 tonnes of medical aid in seven batches, including essential life-saving drugs, anti-tuberculosis drugs, 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines,” the agency asserted.
Additionally, the Ministry of External Affairs clarified that these medical aids were sent to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Kabul (the capital).
The Ministry of External Affairs asserted that nearly 35,000 tonnes of wheat had also been sent. This is in addition to the humanitarian assistance provided by India to Afghanistan after the June 22 earthquake.
UN in Afghanistan Officials are preparing to export large quantities of medicines, health products and wheat in coordination with agencies.
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