Publish dateTuesday 4 July 2023 - 19:29
Story Code : 272744
India donates 10,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan
World Food Program (WFP) announced that, India donates 10,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan through Iran’s Chabahar port to the western Herat province.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, WFP on Monday wrote on Twitter the donated wheat from India will be floured and distributed to needy families throughout Afghanistan.
This is part of the 40,000 metric tonnes of wheat aid from India to Afghanistan announced in 2022.  
In March 2023, the Foreign Ministry of India announced that 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat will be transferred to Afghanistan via Iran’s Chabahar port.
Furthermore, it is stated the wheat aid will be distributed to needy Afghan families through the World Food Program throughout Afghanistan.  
Despite the late regime change in the country and the Islamic Emirate’s return to power in 2021, India has maintained friendly relations with Afghanistan and has donated thousands of tonnes of wheat to the people of Afghanistan.
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