Ministry of External Affairs: Working on modalities with Pakistan for Afghan aid
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Ministry of External Affairs: Working on modalities with Pakistan for Afghan aid

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November 27, 2021

India on Friday said it is working on the modalities to send humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through Pakistan, days after Islamabad agreed to allow transit facility for the aid by New Delhi.


New Delhi, 27 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India is examining the response of the Pakistani government and is also working on the modalities with it. “We received a response from the government of Pakistan to our proposal made on October 7 for providing humanitarian assistance of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat to the people of Afghanistan. This also has life-saving medicines,” he said. Bagchi said India has always stood by the people of Afghanistan. “We are examining the response of the government of Pakistan, we are also working on the modalities with the Pakistan side. We believe that humanitarian assistance should not be subject to conditionalities.”

Source -The Indian Express

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