The Indian Consignment of Rs 3 billion rupees arrives in Sri Lanka
The Indian Consignment of Rs 3 billion rupees arrives in Sri Lanka yesterday as part of India’s assistance to the island nation. The goods donated to the people of India contain 14,700 MT of rice, 250 MT of milk powder and 38 MT of medicines. This is the second shipment under a larger contract of 40,000 MT of rice, 500 MT of milk powder and medicines by the government of Tamil Nadu.
Gopal Baglay, India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, and Sri Lankan government ministers Keheliya Rambukwella, as well as Nalin Fernando have accepted the responsibility.
India’s economic, financial and humanitarian assistance to the people of Sri Lanka is more than $ 3.5 billion by 2022. In addition to three lines of debt valued at more than $ 1.5 billion and initial support of about $ 2 billion, assistance from the Government and the Indian people has taken over the supply of medicines in several health-related areas in various parts of Sri Lanka, the distribution of paraffin to fishermen, needy among other things.
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Indian trucks carrying wheat arrive at the border with Pakistan
Indian trucks carrying wheat arrive at the border with pakistan the cargo is then transferred to afghan trucks the compromise reached between india and pakistan because both wanted to use their vehicles the wheat will now be transported 650 kilometers to the afghan city of jalalabad it took us a long time to reach india and now we are going back to afghanistan via pakistan waga
border we are very grateful to india for the support to the downtrodden afghans india proposed sending the wheat to afghanistan last october but it took four months of negotiations to make it happen jovi humanitarian assistance there are several u.n resolutions which emphasize that any humanitarian assistance being sent to Afghanistan by the international community should be
facilitated all trade between india and pakistan has been suspended since August 2019. this food aid is one of just a handful of areas of cooperation between the two countries in two and a half years pakistan suspended bilateral trade after india revoked the autonomy of indian administered kashmir in 2019. both countries have no direct travel relations either and their missions in delhi
and islamabad have been significantly downsized the world food program will distribute the aid to some of the nine million afghans
it says are just one step away from famine you can imagine when you have people with nothing and cold winter families having to send their little kids to sioux police or to decide who to feed or not children malnourished and you know pregnant and lactating
mothers nothing to eat the indian government expects the 50 000 tons of wheat to be delivered within three months elizabeth puranam al jazeera at the atari waga border crossing in punjab.