Taliban to arrest, disarm fighters who eliminated Pakistan flag from assist truck

The most recent consignment of 4 vans to reach in Afghanistan, on Sunday, September 20, 2021. — Picture courtesy Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan
  • Zabihullah Mujahid says Taliban leaders “saddened” to be taught of such a response to help vans being despatched.
  • “We’ll put a cease to such incidents, going ahead,” he provides.
  • Pakistan dispatched 278 tonnes of aid items to Afghanistan final week.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid on Tuesday mentioned the elimination of the Pakistani flag hoisted on considered one of 17 assist vans that introduced aid items to Afghanistan through the Torkham border is “regrettable” and that these answerable for such actions have been ordered arrested and their weapons seized.

Mujahid mentioned that every one the Taliban leaders have expressed their remorse within the matter, including that they had been all “saddened” to be taught of one thing like this being completed in response to help vans being despatched.

“We’ll put a cease to such incidents, going ahead,” he added.

His assertion is available in response to a viral video on social media displaying a member of the Taliban eradicating a flag hooked up to the facet of a parked assist truck dispatched by Pakistan on Sunday.

The 17 vans despatched by Pakistan carried 278 tonnes of edible objects, together with 65 tonnes of sugar, three tonnes of pulses, 190 tonnes of flour, 11 tonnes of cooking oil and 31 tonnes of rice.

Of the 17 vans, 13 had been acquired by Consul Common of Pakistan at Jalalabad Abidullah and Regional Head Ministry of Industries and Non-public Sectors Maulvi Mubariz, who thanked the federal government of Pakistan and Pak Afghan Cooperation Discussion board (PACF) for serving to Afghan individuals.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan shared photographs of the help being acquired in Jalalabad, together with a press launch.

The remaining 4 vans had been acquired on Monday by Maulavi Mubariz in Nangarhar.

Earlier, Pakistan despatched 32 tonnes of flour, six tonnes of cooking oil, and two tonnes of drugs by means of C-130s.

In line with the envoy, Pakistan has now begun utilizing land routes and that these provides, together with blankets and tents, will proceed being despatched within the coming weeks “to assist individuals meet the wants of incoming winter season”.

Chairman Pak-Afghan Cooperation Discussion board (PACF) Habibullah Khan Khattak, has famous that the 40-year-long battle in Afghanistan ruined the economic system, agriculture and administrative infrastructure of the nation and the sudden withdrawal of worldwide assist businesses put the complete inhabitants in danger.

Habibullah mentioned final 12 months’s drought additionally added to the miseries of the Afghan people who find themselves now dealing with a humanitarian disaster.

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