A new shipment of humanitarian aid from China to the Afghan people is en route to Mazar-e-Sharif, Chinese officials said.
China’s ambassador to Afghanistan, Wang Yu, said the new shipment contains over 1000 tons of food, clothes and blankets.
“Train with more than 1,000 ton(s) of humanitarian aid departed China’s Xinjiang. Includ(ing) naan, milk tea powder, cotton-padded clothes, cotton shoes and blankets. Since July 2021, the China-Afghanistan trains carried more than 2,600 tons of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan,” Wang said in a tweet on Sunday.
According to the Chinese officials, a freight train loaded with more than 1,000 tons of humanitarian aid departed from Urumqi West Railway Station in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on November 20, and is set to arrive in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 12 days.