NEW YORK: Pakistan Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram on Thursday said that Afghan soil should not be used for terrorism in other countries.
Addressing the UN Security Council meeting on situation in Afghanistan, Ambassador Munir Akram said that today, Afghanistan stands at a turning point in its history and urged the international community to provide adequate financial support for refugees in Afghanistan.
Ambassador Munir Akram said that Pakistan was most affected by the situation in Afghanistan and added that there are still 3 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
Pakistan is willing to create a land corridor that will help the international community deliver humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.
“We will also dispatch supplies to Afghanistan through land routes as well,” Akram said on Thursday. “We are willing to establish a land corridor to provide humanitarian help to Afghanistan.”
Pakistan in coordination with the United Nations has created a humanitarian air bridge for delivery of supplies to Afghanistan. Three flights have been scheduled to deliver food and medicine to Afghanistan, the first arrived in Kabul on Wednesday.