Tajikistan Provided 1,000 Tons of Flour to Afghanistan

29 сентября, 2022 18:50

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DUSHANBE, 29.09.2022 (NIAT Khovar) – Tajikistan sent about 1,000 tons of wheat flour to Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance.

As the UN World Food Program (WFP) reported, humanitarian aid was distributed to more than 120,000 people in Afghanistan.

With the support of Tajikistan, WFP started the provision of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan on November 26, 2021

The humanitarian assistance consisting of 2,500 tons of wheat flour was transported to the Badakhshan region of Afghanistan through checkpoints on the Tajik-Afghan border.

President Emomali Rahmon had a telephone conversation with the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres on August 26, when they discussed the current state of and prospects of Tajikistan — UN cooperation and focused on key international issues, in particular ensuring peace and stability and sustainable development.

«Tajikistan will further continue to expand its cooperation with the UN and its agencies in the direction of advancing the global agenda, climate change, water agenda, fight against terrorism, extremism, illegal drug trafficking, and other manifestations of cross-border organized crime,» noted President Rahmon.

The two sides also exchanged views on the current situation in Afghanistan. President Rahmon stressed that the international community should continue to send humanitarian aid to the suffering people of Afghanistan. In connection with this, the readiness of the Tajik side to contribute to this process, including by providing the country’s logistical capabilities was expressed. While noting the important role of UN’s Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), President Rahmon expressed hope that the organization and its related agencies will continue to pay attention to the Afghan issue.

29 сентября, 2022 18:50

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