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US commends India’s development aid to Afghanistan

US commends India’s development aid to Afghanistan

Feb 23, 2018 - 14:36

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Trump administration has hailed India’s role in Afghanistan’s development and pledging additional uplift assistance to in the impoverished country.

A Pentagon spokesperson on Thursday told journalists in Washington: "India has been very supportive, and they've pledged additional developmental aid in Afghanistan. They've been willing to help with aviation maintenance,"

Dana White believed President Donald Trump’s new South Asia policy offered Pakistan an opportunity to cooperate with the US on stabilising Afghanistan.

She was quoted as saying by ANI: "Pakistan has an opportunity to do more with respect to regional security. It's an opportunity and we would welcome Pakistan's involvement. It's in everyone's interest to defeat terrorism."

PAN Monitor/mud