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India completes shipment of 33,500 MT wheat to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid Afghanistan
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India completes shipment of 33,500 MT wheat to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Jun 2022, 07:10 pm

New Delhi: India on Saturday sent 3,000 MT of wheat as part of its humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

With this, India has completed the shipment of 33,500 MT wheat of its promised 50,000 MT wheat to Afghanistan.

The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson said in a tweet: “India sent the next shipment of 3000 MTs of wheat today to Afghanistan. Our commitment to providing humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people remains steadfast.

“As on date, India has successfully completed shipment of 33,500 MTs of wheat to Afghanistan in partnership with the World Food Programme.”

The wheat is being sent in lorries via the land route through Pakistan under the UN World Food Programme aegis.

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