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India sends Afghanistan wheat through Pakistan

26 Jun 2022 - 16:23

India has dispatched a new shipment of 3,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan through the Pakistani land route, says a media report.

Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)_Monitoring, With the latest shipment, India has completed sending 33,500 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP).

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted: “India sent on Saturday the next shipment of 3000 MTs of wheat to Afghanistan.”

According to The Times of India, New Delhi sent the first consignment of 2,500 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan through Pakistan on February 22.

India, has been calling for delivering unhindered humanitarian aid to Afghanistan to resolve the humanitarian crisis there.

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