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Pakistan will proceed to increase humanitarian assist to Afghanistan: Qureshi


ISLAMABAD:

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterated on Friday Pakistan’s dedication to increase assist to the folks of Afghanistan regardless of restricted sources.

A day earlier, a C-130 plane of Pakistan Air Force carrying reduction items landed in Kabul.

In a press release, Qureshi stated Pakistan desires peace and prosperity within the neighbouring nation.

He highlighted that Pakistan despatched humanitarian provides within the type of medication and meals to Kabul on Thursday.

“We are also trying to send them the relief goods to avert any crisis,” he maintained.

The minister additional acknowledged {that a} humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan wasn’t within the curiosity of the Afghan folks, the area or the world.

He pressured that saving Afghanistan from the disaster was the widespread duty of all.

Qureshi famous that previously, the Afghan soil was used towards Pakistan. “We should encourage the Taliban not to allow their land to be used against any other country”.

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He emphasised that if the Taliban met the expectations of the worldwide group, they’d make issues simpler for themselves and their nation.

On Thursday, whereas receiving the products at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Pakistan ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan stated the flight was “just a beginning of the humanitarian assistance for the people of the country”.

Talking to media individuals, the envoy stated the reduction items included round 10 tonnes of flour, 1.5 tonnes of ghee and an enormous amount of emergency medication.

On Wednesday, it was reported that the federal government had determined to dispatch humanitarian help comprising meals and medicines for the folks of Afghanistan.

“Three C-130s are being dispatched to Afghanistan. After the first immediate tranche through the air, further supplies would continue through land routes,” the Foreign Office had stated in a press release.

The assertion stated that the federal government will proceed to do its greatest to assist Afghan brethren in the course of the prevalent difficult setting.

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