PM, WFP official discuss ways for unhindered food supply to Afghans

APP News Agency

26th Aug, 2021. 03:22 pm

Executive Director United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) David M Beasley on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and appreciated Pakistan’s role in facilitating the work of his organisation in providing food assistance to the people in Afghanistan.

The Rome-based WFP official also discussed the ways for the continued provision of humanitarian assistance to the people in Afghanistan.

The prime minister appreciated the role of WFP as the leading international humanitarian organisation for delivering food assistance in emergencies and for working with nations worldwide to improve nutrition and build resilience.

He underlined that Pakistan was a beneficiary of various WFP projects and valued its partnership with the organisation.

On the evolving situation in Afghanistan, the prime minister reiterated that formation of an inclusive government and positive engagement of international community with Afghanistan, was the way forward to avert any humanitarian crisis and secure peace and stability in Afghanistan.

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