India pledges $ 1 billion US for Afghanistan prosperity

September 14, 2016 8:35 pm
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India on Wednesday has pledged $1 billion dollars for the support and development of “a unified, sovereign, democratic, peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also denounced the sponsorship of terror in the region and vowed to further deepen bilateral cooperation.

PM Modi and President Ghani reaffirmed their resolve to counter terrorism and strengthen security and defence cooperation as envisaged in the India-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement.

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