India plans to send food to Afghanistan
India plans to send food and medical aid to Afghanistan amid warnings that the nation could face a catastrophic famine this winter.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_ is considering options to transport 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat and medical aid to Afghanistan. This, however, will be subject to Pakistan’s approval.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called for “urgent and unhindered” to Afghan citizens.
Speaking at the summit on Afghanistan, had noted that the Afghan people have a great feeling of friendship for India and that every Indian feels the pain of Afghan people facing hunger and .
Meanwhile, UN (WFP) had earlier said it is in touch with India to to Afghanistan.