Today, the government of Nepal sent humanitarian and relief materials to Afghan citizens on behalf of the Nepali people.
The government sent 12 tons of humanitarian aid and relief materials to Afghanistan, which is currently experiencing a major humanitarian crisis.
According to Dr. Narayan Khadka, Minister of Foreign Affairs, relief materials, including medicines, have been delivered to Kabul via a special Himalaya Airlines flight.
“The humanitarian assistance package represents Nepal’s moral responsibility as a member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to assist others in need,” Dr. Khadka, Minister of Foreign Affairs, said.
He went on to say that a team from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs flew to Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, to deliver humanitarian aid to Afghans.
Minister Khadka also stated that this is Nepal’s first humanitarian aid delivered via its own aircraft.
The relief materials and supplies, he says, will be handed over to the UN representative in Kabul.
The minister stated that this is an important mission and campaign in terms of international relations and that the UN, industrialists, business people, airlines, and the Nepal Oil Corporation have all contributed materials to the campaign.