While attending Afghanistan 2020 Conference via video conferencing, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on November 24 said, "India has invested heavily in Afghanistan.
No part of Afghanistan is untouched by our 400 plus projects spread across all 34 provinces." "India called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire to stop violence in the country and reiterated that the peace process must be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled," he added.
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar met his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Hyderabad House in the national capital on February 26. Both the leaders discussed to strengthen bilateral ties between both the countries.
Afghanistan began its first COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, administering doses initially to security force members, health workers and journalists, in a campaign that may face challenges from a sharp rise in violence. Lauren Anthony reports.
Congressman Michael McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, tells CNN’s Dana Bash that President Biden needs to keep US troops in Afghanistan to prevent the Taliban from taking over.
Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (West) Vikas Swarup said that India considers SCO as an important regional organization to promote cooperation in the areas of peace, security, trade, economy and..