China Delivered Cash, Non-Cash Aid to ARCS in Kabul

KABUL (BNA) The Chinese ambassador Wang Yu, today, Sunday, handed over cash and non-cash humanitarian aid to the Afghan Red Cross Society, here in Kabul.

In a press conference held for this motive in Kabul, Mawlavi MutiulHaq Khaleesi, the president of ARCS said that the earthquake in Paktika and Khost provinces was an unbearable event not only for Afghans but for the whole world.

Khalees added that at the time of the earthquake in the country, he was in Geneva to participate in a 6-day meeting in which the representatives of about 192 Red Crescent and Red Cross societies of the world participated.

The participants of the meeting expressed their condolences to the people of Afghanistan, and several countries promised all kinds of help to the victims of the earthquake, he added.

China was one of the countries that vowed to provide the people of Afghanistan with emergency humanitarian aid worth about 7.5 million US dollars.

Today, Sunday the ambassador of China country has contributed 200 thousand USD in cash, and other humanitarian aid items.

The Chinese ambassador in Kabul called Afghanistan and China friends and said that these two countries share each other’s sorrows and happiness.

He added that on June 30, the Chinese Red Cross Society sent 16 tons of relief materials to Afghanistan in charter flights, which included tents, beds, and packages that the earthquake victims desperately needed, and today they sent 200,000 cash to the Hilal office.

According to the Chinese ambassador in Kabul, since the earthquake in Afghanistan, China has made every effort to assist the needy.

Meanwhile, the Chinese government instantly allocated 7.5 million dollars worth of emergency humanitarian aid.

So far, more than 320 tons of aid materials have been transported to Afghanistan via 8 charter flights, and 200 tons of materials will be delivered in the next few days.

At the end of the gathering, while appreciating China’s humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan, the head of the Afghan Red Crescent society called for more assistance from the Chinese Red Cross with the Chinese ambassador promising cooperation in this regard.


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