India-Afghanistan Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s Aid to Afghanistan

On February 22, 2022, India sent first tranche of 2,500 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan, loaded in 50 trucks. Key Points First convoy would hand over the consignment to World Food Programme (WFP) at Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Wheat assistance will be delivered in multiple consignments. India has been insisting for equal distribution of aid ..

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India’s Aid to Afghanistan

On January 2, 2022 India donated 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Afghanistan and will further send another 500,000 doses in coming days as a part of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. Key Points Doses were donated to the Indira Gandhi children’s hospital in Kabul. Vaccines were sent via a flight of Iran’s Mahan Air, since ..

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India to host Security Dialogue on Afghanistan

India is set to host “security dialogue on Afghanistan, on November 10, 2021. Key facts Russia, Iran, and all other central Asian countries have confirmed their participation at the dialogue. It is for the first time that not just Afghanistan’s immediate land neighbours, but all Central Asian countries will participate. Invitation for the dialogue have ..

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India-Taliban to meet at Moscow-format meeting

India and Taliban are set to meet face-to-face at the “Moscow Format” meeting which will be hosted by Russia on October 20, 2021. Key Points India and Taliban meeting is expected to focus on formation of an inclusive government and security situation in Afghanistan. Meeting will be participated by India, Afghanistan, Iran, USA, Pakistan, China ..

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India conducts first meeting with Taliban

According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), its Ambassador to Qatar Deepak Mittal, met the head of the Taliban’s political office, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai, on August 31, 2021. Highlights With this meeting, the Government of India has softened its stance on the Taliban. Indian security officials and diplomats already understood to have engaged ..

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India announced new visa for Afghans

Union Ministry of Home affairs (MHA) has announced a new category of visa for Afghans on August 17, 2021. Key Points MHA took this decision in the aftermath of prevailing situation in Afghanistan. A new category of electronic visa has been announced to fast-track their applications for entry into India. This electronic visa is dubbed ..

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