New Delhi: The Taliban Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi met the Chief of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley in Kabul and discussed the situation of Afghanistan.
The WFP head stated that 23 million people on the Afghan soil, out of over 37 million population are in a frightful state, and underlining the related issue UN is working on developing mechanisms to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
Hanafi cited “Afghanistan was ready to cooperate with a number of UN agencies, whose assistance was needed in the areas of humanitarian aid, reconstruction and education.”
WFP on November 4 commenced with distributing cash to poor and less-fortunate families in Afghanistan. To low-income families, the organisation provided around 3,500 Afghan Afghanis (38 USD) monthly to help the population sustain the economic crisis as well as curb the country’s poverty.
After the Taliban came into power in Afghanistan, the country has been seeing a downfall in the economy and humanitarian situations.