Press Release over India’s Provision of 500 Thousand Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Afghanistan

Presidential Palace, Kabul: Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan appreciates the Government of India for provision of 500 thousand doses of COVID-19 vaccine that arrived in Hamid Karzai International Airport this morning to help Afghanistan deal with the pandemic.

President Ashraf Ghani expresses his gratitude to the government and people of India for timely provision of the vaccine on behalf of the government and people of Afghanistan.

President Ashraf Ghani instructed the Ministry of Public Health that brave Afghan Defense and Security forces, health staff and the first responders fighting this contagion should get vaccinated first.