Saudi Arabia Pledges $30m to Support AHTF

KABUL (BNA): A Saudi Arabia delegation on their visits to Kabul met with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan deputy prime minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and other senior officials, on Thursday.

According to a statement by Arg, during their visits to Kabul, Mohammad bin Ahmad Al-Musnad, National Security Advisor to the Emir of Qatar, and his accompanying delegation pledges a grant of $30 million as is part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian and relief efforts to boost support of the Afghan humanitarian trust fund.

The donation is a continuation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s support for various projects in Afghanistan over the past decades, containing humanitarian, health, educational, water, and food security projects estimated above one billion Saudi Arabia Riyals, as a part of its contributions to Afghan people.

Saudi Arabia’s $30 Million pledge appears in coordination with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which has been praised for working to connect Afghanistan to the outside world.

Meanwhile, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Foreign Ministry stated his appreciation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for contributing $30 million to Afghanistan Humanitarian Trust Fund through the Islamic Development Bank.


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