India, UN to use Chabahar Port to transport 20,000MT of wheat to Afghans
India, UN to use Chabahar Port to transport 20,000MT of wheat to Afghans (image credits google)
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In order to solve the humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan, India would transport 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat through the Chabahar Port in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme.

Also, India and the UNODC decided to work together to combat drug trafficking, including initiatives to rehabilitate Afghan drug users, particularly Afghan women, and to support the creation of alternative job options.

Leading Officials from the Republics of India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as Special Envoys from those countries, also attended. The United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) sent country representatives to the meeting.

At the discussion, the participants shared their opinions on the current political, security, and humanitarian situations in Afghanistan. The discussion’s participants underlined the significance of creating a political system that is really representative and inclusive, upholds the rights of all Afghans, and guarantees equal rights for women, girls, and people from minority groups, including access to education.

Adopting a joint statement, it was decided that regular follow-up consultations would occur in this style.

Omar Abid, deputy executive director of UNICEF, pleaded with the international community to remember the fundamental rights of women and children in Afghanistan and to help them, as at least six million people in that country are at risk of going hungry owing to a crippling economic crisis.

This comes as Afghanistan’s most vulnerable population has contacted aid organisations.