New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in the Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan on Tuesday at around 4 pm. The Summit was called by Italy, the chair of group 20 (G20) major economies of the world.

The agenda of the meeting will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs and access to basic services and livelihood, security and the fight against terrorism, and mobility, migration and human rights.

India has already shared its position that it stands with Afghans and is ready to continue its assistance programme. India has indicated in the also past that it wants unimpeded, unrestricted access. India has also called for the impartial distribution of assistance to all sections of society.

Being one of the biggest donors, India has spent 3 billion dollars to rebuild the war-torn country. There are small and big India-built community and developmental projects in all provinces of Afghanistan.

In his speech at the United Nations General Assembly last month, Prime Minister Modi had said that the world must fulfil its duty by providing help to the people in war-torn Afghanistan where women, children and minorities are in need.

In today's meet, other than outlining India's willingness to provide humanitarian support to Afghans, PM Modi is also expected to inform G 20 nations about the risks of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan and how neighbouring country is aiding anti-India terror groups in Afghanistan.

At a virtual meeting on Afghanistan organised by SCO last month, PM Modi emphasised and warned that if "instability and fundamentalism" persist in Afghanistan, it will encourage terrorist and extremist ideologies all over the world.

The economic collapse of Afghanistan and the looming migrant crisis has caused concerns for the international community. The majority of countries at G20 believe that the Taliban regime is far from getting legitimised, recognised as it has imposed a ban on women attending universities and has returned to harsh punishments and executions.


(With ANI Inputs)

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan