National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday said that India will never abandon people of Afghanistan in their time of need and underlined India’s focus on food security and medical supplies. He noted India’s historical and special relationship with Afghanistan and said the well being of the people of Afghanistan is India’s “foremost priority”. India has so far delivered 40,000 metric tonnes of wheat, 60 tons of medicines, 500,000 Covid-19 vaccines, winter clothing and 28 tons of disaster relief supplies. Doval stressed that an inclusive and representative dispensation is in the larger interest of Afghan society. He also pointed to India reaffirming the importance of the UN Security Council resolution that calls for denying sanctuary to terror outfits, including those designated by UNSCR 1267, in the region. India will continue to be an important stakeholder in Afghanistan, he said. A multilateral meeting of Secretaries of Security Councils and National Security Advisors was held in Moscow to discuss various issues related to Afghanistan.
Today: December 11, 2023