German officials announced that they-Germany- in coordination and cooperation with the United Kingdom will be hosting a summit on Afghanistan on March 31st.
The summit aims to discuss the humanitarian situation of Afghanistan.
Foreign Minister of Germany Tobias Lindner in a Twitter post announced that they are glad to be hosting the High-Level Pledging Event for Afghanistan.
“More than 24 million Afghans are in need of humanitarian assistance. We need to continue mobilizing assistance for them. Glad to announce that Germany will co-host a High-level Pledging Event for Afghanistan together with the UK government on March 31st.”
This comes as the United Nations Security Council is all set to meet on the Afghanistan situation on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
As per the stats of the UN, 97 percent of the Afghan people are under the poverty line while over half of the population needs life-saving assistance.
In a rare move, the World Bank release over $1 billion to address Afghanistan’s humanitarian and economic situation.
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Source: The Khaama Press News Agency