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India sends 3rd batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan containing 5 lakh Covid vaccines

India also sent 1.6 tons of medical assistance to Afghanistan through WHO, the MEA said, adding that it stands committed to continuing a 'special relationship' with the Afghan people.

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New Delhi: India on Friday delivered two tons of essential lifesaving medicines to Afghanistan as part of medical assistance to the war-torn nation.

“As part of our ongoing humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people, India supplied the third batch of medical assistance consisting of two tons of essential lifesaving medicines to Afghanistan today,” said the Ministry of External Affairs press release. The medical assistance was handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kabul.

“In this endeavour, we had recently supplied 500,000 doses of COVID vaccine and 1.6 tons of medical assistance to Afghanistan through World Health Organization (WHO),” added the MEA release.

India stands committed to continuing a special relationship with the people of Afghanistan and providing them humanitarian assistance.

India also promised to supply more batches of humanitarian assistance consisting of medicines and food grains to Afghanistan.


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