Taliban thank India for medical aid

Taliban thank India for medical aid

The Taliban have thanked India for its medical assistance to Afghanistan after a third batch of essential life-saving medicines were handed over to Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kabul on Friday. Photo for representation only.

New Delhi, January 7

The Taliban have thanked India for its medical assistance to Afghanistan after a third batch of essential life-saving medicines were handed over to Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kabul on Friday.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said that besides six tonnes of medicines that arrived in Kabul in the morning, New Delhi had also sent five lakh doses of Covid vaccine and “many other items”.

“The Islamic Emirate is grateful to India for its humanitarian assistance and cooperation,” said Mujahid.

The Ministry of External Affairs said, “India stands committed to continue its special relationship with the people of Afghanistan and provide them with humanitarian assistance. In the coming weeks, India intends supplying more batches of humanitarian assistance consisting of medicines and foodgrain to Afghanistan.” — TNS

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