Pakistan sends relief to Kabul, announces continuation

Pakistan has sent relief aid to troubled Afghanistan after the Taliban took control.

A Pakistan Air Force C-130 aircraft with relief equipment landed at Kabul airport on Thursday, Dawn reported.

According to reports, Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Khan received the relief items.

The Pakistan Air Force’s transport plane landed at Hamid Karzai International Airport today (Thursday) with emergency relief for the Afghan people at the behest of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pakistani government’s Twitter account said.

The Pakistani ambassador said that relief and humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan would continue in the days to come. Relief supplies will sent to Kandahar and Khost by two C-130s on Friday and Saturday.

The relief package includes about ten tons of flour, one and a half tons of ghee and a large quantity of medicine.

Meanwhile, a meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighboring countries has held under the leadership of Pakistan. The meeting attended by China, Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.

The meeting, chaired by Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmud Qureshi, attended by Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdullahian, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirajuddin Mohridin, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz Kamilov and Turkmen Deputy Foreign Minister Vepa Khadziyev Inditem.

In his speech, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that all neighboring countries should come forward for the stability of Afghanistan. We all need to make it a priority to alleviate the suffering of the Afghan people. Everyone should give importance to take steps to solve economic problems in all regions of that country.

Referring to the situation when the Taliban took control of Kabul in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign minister said there had been no horrific bloodshed. Conflicts and conflicts have avoided during power shifts.

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