Afghanistan receives new batch of supplies donated by China
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The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) has received a package of aid donated by the Chinese Red Cross (RCSC).
A handover ceremony was held Tuesday at the ARCS complex in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yu and ARCS Secretary General Mawlawi Matiul Haq Khalis.
âAs a friendly neighbor and sincere friend of Afghanistan, China attaches great importance to the difficulties that the Afghan people are currently facing,â Wang said at the ceremony.
In order to help Afghanistan overcome the current difficulties, China has taken a number of measures and provided packages of emergency aid to Afghanistan, Wang added.
The Chinese Ambassador said that 1,500 tons of Afghan pine nuts have reached China since November, generating income of over US $ 16 million for the Afghan people. China will continue to import Afghan agricultural products.
During the ceremony, Khalis expressed his gratitude to China for the humanitarian assistance, including the RCSC lot.
âThe latest Chinese donation is very important for the Afghan people in this critical situation,â Khalis said.
In addition to medical equipment, RCSC supplies also included a set of medicines and school bags for the schoolchildren.