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PublishDate: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:39

Humanitarian aid from Turkmenistan arrives in Herat province

Ahmadullah Wasiq, deputy spokesperson of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) said Wednesday that a shipment of humanitarian aid from Turkmenistan arrived in Herat province on Tuesday.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_In a series of tweets Wasiq said that the shipment consisted of fuel, gasoline, diesel and liquefied gas and other goods including wheat and clothing worth $1.2 million. The shipment was sent via the Torghondi Railway Line.

Sher Mohammad Abbas , Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, who was in to take delivery of the aid, thanked Turkmenistan for its humanitarian assistance and called Turkmenistan a true friend of Afghanistan, Wasiq said.

This comes two days after ’s_envoy in Kabul said that his country is ready to establish an air corridor for Afghan agricultural products as a stable Afghanistan would benefit the region and the world.

Speaking at an event to mark the handover of a large consignment of humanitarian aid from China that arrived at Hairatan land port by rail on Sunday, said China has pledged humanitarian assistance worth $40 million and that the delivery of this aid would be completed soon.

Aid from China sent to Afghanistan included food, clothes and medical supplies as well as and shelter for displaced Afghans.

In addition to this, the US special envoy for Afghanistan said on Wednesday the United States has offered the people of Afghanistan one million additional -19 vaccine doses, bringing the total to 4.3 million doses. This is in addition to the $474 million in US humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan this year.

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