Delivering its commitment to provide expanded military aid to the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), China has offered fresh military equipment to Afghanistan.
A cargo plane loaded with the military aid including transport vehicles and other military equipment landed in Kabul’s Military Airport yesterday.
The Office of the National Security Adviser said the military aid by China was received by National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar and China’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Yao Jing was also present during the hand over, the Khaama Press has reported.
This comes as Chief of China’s People’s Liberation Army Fang Fenghui during his visit to Afghanistan in March this year, announced fresh military aid of over USD 70 million, saying the latest aid will follow besides Beijing’s ongoing cooperation in development and economic sector.
Fenghui also reiterating China’s commitment to fight terrorism in the region as Afghanistan has a strategic location and acts as an important economic belt, which is continuously threatened by the terror groups.