Kabul: Afghanistan government has extended its support and solidarity with the people and government of India as it sees a fresh record surge in COVID-19 infections.
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Mohammed Haneef Atmar, Foreign Minister of Afghanistan expressed their solidarity and their support.
“Our hearts go out to the Indian people and government as they fight the horrendous outbreak of COVID. On behalf of the Afghan people and government, we send our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wish a quick recovery to those who are suffering from the virus,” Ghani tweeted.
“Our hearts and prayers go to all the great people of India at this time of national struggle against COVID-19. India has the prayers and support of all those nations that it has assisted generously with COVID vaccines. India will come out of it even stronger,” Atmar tweeted.
India recorded 3,49,691 fresh COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic broke out last year. According to their Union Health Ministry, the country has recorded 2,767 new deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the European Union (EU) also said that it will support India when it is grappling with the pandemic and dealing with shortage of hospital beds and medical-grade oxygen in some parts of the country.