West hails India’s humanitarian aid to Afghans
KABUL; US special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West on Thursday hailed India for extending humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.
The US diplomat also lauded New Delhi’s efforts for protecting the Afghan people with aid, a private Indian broadcaster reported.
According to NDTV, West voiced his readiness to stand with India and other nations trying to achieve the shared goal of supporting the Afghans.
He thanked Joint Secretary JP Singh for hosting the ambassador and his team for detailed discussions on Afghanistan policy in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Following the talks, the envoy tweeted; “Many thanks to @MEAIndia Joint Secretary J.P. Singh for hosting me and my team for detailed discussions on Afghanistan policy yesterday in New Delhi.”
West wrote; India is providing critical humanitarian aid, has interests to protect, brings enormous capability and experience to supporting Afghan people. We’ll continue to partner with India and others in the region to advance shared goals.
He acknowledged India had remained steadfast in providing the necessary humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in these times of dire need.