Manmohan Pledges to Provide USD 1 Million to Afghan Landslide Victims - The New Indian Express

Manmohan Pledges to Provide USD 1 Million to Afghan Landslide Victims

Published: 06th May 2014 12:01 AM

Last Updated: 06th May 2014 12:01 AM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today telephoned Afghan President Hamid Karzai and pledged to provide an assistance of USD 1 million to the families displaced by a landslide that entombed a village, killing at least 300 people.     

Singh also offered India's condolences to the people of Afghanistan over the loss of lives in Badakshan landslide, an official statement said.       

He said India is strongly committed for the development of Afghanistan and its people.     

Karzai thanked Singh and the people of India for their sympathy and assistance. He said that India has always helped Afghanistan as a close friend and as a brother.

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.


follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook