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Islamic Development Bank signs $1.8 million humanitarian aid agreements

KABUL: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has signed a $1.8 million agreement with six international organizations in Jeddah of Saudi Arabia to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency quoted a statement from the bank as saying on Tuesday. The agreement was signed between the IDB Special Advisor Eng. Mohammad Jamal Al Saati, the Afghanistan Humanitarian Trust Fund and projects implementing organizations representatives, the Kabul-based IDB office said the agency. “This is a historic day because we have signed a historic agreement to provide relief to the people of Afghanistan,” the IDB Head Dr. Mohammad Aljasir said adding through these agreements, they will support families in Afghanistan who need emergency aid, affected by climate change, drought and suffer due to the shortage of health services. “We thank the OIC which held meetings with members of states and collected aid to support the people of Afghanistan who desperately required aid,” the IEDB head was quoted by the statement as saying. Project implementing organization thanked the AHTF for its support and added through these project vulnerable people in Afghanistan would be able to receive aid and according to the statement, the agreements were inked with the WHO, IOM, UNICEF, DAKAR and AGF. S.Raqib

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.