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India pledges $20.4mn in fresh aid to Afghanistan

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India pledges $20.4mn in fresh aid to Afghanistan

The Afghan and Indian governments signed 12 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth  USD 20.4mn on Wednesday in fresh development aid to Afghanistan.

The MoUs were signed by the Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Manpreet Vohra and a number of the Afghan cabinet ministers, in the presence of Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah.

A part of this fresh aid is the implementation of three projects worth USD 2mn in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The projects include construction of compound for provincial Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled department, construction of health clinic in Achin district and irrigation project of Jalalabad city.

India has committed over USD 2bn in the reconstruction process of Afghanistan since the oust of Taliban in 2001.

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