Amir Khan Muttaqi, the regime’s acting foreign minister, told a press conference the Taliban would spend donor money wisely and use it to alleviate poverty. He was speaking a day after the United Nations said a total of $1.2 billion in aid had been pledged to Afghanistan, which was taken over by the Taliban on August 15.
Amir Khan Muttaqi , the regime’s acting foreign minister, told a press conference the Taliban would spend donor money wisely and use it to alleviate poverty.
He was speaking a day after the United Nations said a total of $1.2 billion in aid had been pledged to Afghanistan, which was taken over by the Taliban on August 15.
“The Islamic Emirate will try its best to deliver this aid to the needy people in a completely transparent manner,” Muttaqi said.
He also asked Washington to show appreciation for the Taliban allowing the US to complete a troop withdrawal and evacuation of more than 120,000 people last month.
“America is a big country, they need to have a big heart,” he said.
Read More News on
Download The Economic Times News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News.
ETPrime stories of the day
10 mins read
18 mins read
13 mins read
- US sending poisoned aid, Venezuela claims
- US Air Force Escalated Bombing Campaign on Taliban by 35 Percent in November
- Donald Trump threatens Venezuela's military if aid is blocked from entering country
- Community of ‘broken hearts’ urged to drive carefully after crash kills four
- Latin American states urge Venezuelan soldiers to abandon loyalty to regime and let in aid
- Emperor Akihito marks last birthday before abdication, urges Japan to welcome foreign workers
- Pope Francis calls predator priests 'vicious wolves' and urges them to turn themselves in
- 'We are doing everything for him': Schumacher fans urged to celebrate his birthday in rare statement
- America and the Taliban are edging towards a peace deal
- America and the Taliban are edging towards a deal
- 'She made the world a better place'
- Here are the selfless heroes nominated for The Sun Military Awards as we salute the finest Armed Forces in the world
- Elton John urges Independent readers to ‘keep going and keep helping’ as £1m raised for #AIDSfree Christmas appeal
- POLITICO London Playbook, presented by Leidos: Hello world! — Dublin calling — Last night at the Royal Academy
- More than 100 defibrillators installed across Norfolk and Suffolk thanks to Bradwell woman
- POLITICO Brussels Playbook: Hungary’s change of heart — US-EU relationship burns — Fighting words
- Mum drowned daughter, 4, and set body on fire 'to save the world'
- Lytham man hailed as a hero tells how he kept footballer's father in law's heart beating
- Parents pray for a miracle heart for baby Carter as docs say tot has four weeks
- Rufer 'lucky to be alive' after heart attack
Taliban thank world for promised aid, urge US to show 'heart' have 564 words, post on economictimes.indiatimes.com at September 14, 2021. This is cached page on Asean News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.