Will favourably consider: Pakistan PM Imran Khan on wheat from India to Kabul

Will favourably consider: Pakistan PM Imran Khan on wheat from India to Kabul

Newsdesk |
November 13, 2021

More than a month after India reached out to Pakistan for sending food grains to Afghanistan through the land route, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday told a Taliban delegation in Islamabad that his country would “favourably consider” a request by “Afghan brothers” for transportation of wheat from India via Pakistan “on exceptional basis”.

New Delhi, 13 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Sources told The Indian Express that conversations are being held on the modalities, given the “urgent situation” in Afghanistan due to the approaching winter. A statement by Khan’s office said: “The Prime Minister conveyed that in the current context, Pakistan would favourably consider the request by Afghan brothers for transportation of wheat offered by India through Pakistan on exceptional basis for humanitarian purposes and as per modalities to be worked out.” The statement was released after Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met Khan along with the group’s Finance and Commerce & Industry ministers and senior members of the delegation. Khan “reaffirmed Pakistan’s support to Afghanistan and the Afghan people in overcoming the dire challenges being faced by their country,” the Pakistan PMO statement said.

Source - The Indian Express

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