India delivers three tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan

File photo of Afghan people receiving  relief assistance. (Kawa Basharat/Xinhua/IANS)

India delivers three tonnes of medical assistance to Afghanistan

New Delhi, January 30, 2022

As part of its ongoing humanitarian aid, India has supplied the fourth batch of medical assistance consisting of 3 tonnes of essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan.

The same was handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kabul, a press release from the Ministry of External Affairs said here on Saturday.

"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.

"In coming weeks, we would be supplying more batches of humanitarian assistance consisting of medicines and foodgrains for the people of Afghanistan," the release added.

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