India Offers $450 million Fresh Aid to rebuild the Afghanistan
Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India announced on Monday, a fresh aid of $450 million for rebuilding the violence-ravaged country, Afghanistan.
Manmohan told in a note that many workers are died in a fresh ravage in the Afghanistan and expressed his condolence to the violence in the country.
Karzai arrived in the Indian capital on Sunday night for a two-day state visit from Colombo, where he attended the 15th SAARC summit along with Manmohan Singh and other leaders of South Asian countries.
The fresh aid has taken India's total contribution to reconstruction of Afghanistan to $1.2 billion, making New Delhi one of the largest donors to that country.
Karzai applauded the "India has proved to be a valuable ally and is in the forefront of rebuilding Afghanistan," while alluding to a wide range of activities ranging from building roads and schools to constructing dams, power transmission lines and the parliament building in which nearly 3,000 Indian workers are involved in his country.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to go to Kabul for the formal inauguration of the crucial road link that will reduce Afghanistan's dependence on Pakistan for overland access to Central Asia.
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