By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: State Minister for Disaster Management and the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Kabul signed a document on Chinese urgent humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, a statement from the ministry said. The ambassador of the People’s Republic of China announced the end and completion of his country’s aid process, which was started three months ago to Afghanistan and submitted the completion document to the state minister for disaster management on Sunday, according to the statement referring on the ministry’s website. Ghulam Bahauddin Jailani, the State Minister for Disaster Management, who attended a joint news conference at the Government Information and Media Center with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Yu, on Sunday, said China’s immediate food supply to Afghanistan was 5266 metric tons with a total value of 50 million Chinese yen, equivalent to 550 million Afghanis.
According to him, the aid, included 1,284 tons of wheat and 3,982 tons of Chinese rice, was rationed and transferred due to the provinces’ vulnerability to natural disasters, and that the distribution process was fair and transparent to the eligible families.
The Chinese ambassador to Kabul told a news conference before handing over the country’s emergency humanitarian aid to Afghanistan that Afghanistan and China are two good neighbors.
Wang Yu also referred to his country’s assistance to Afghanistan in the health sector, adding that China will also provide nearly 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the future.