Russia gave 41 Kamaz Afghanistan

The Russian government donated to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan 41 KAMAZ to support operations to deliver food to remote areas of the country


"The total cost of the transferred property, consisting of 40 new KAMAZ trucks and one car logistics, 2.7 million dollars. Load capacity of each of the donated KAMAZ is 14 tons, "- said the press service of KAMAZ.

 "We are grateful to the Government of the Russian Federation for this generous gift," — said the WFP country director in Afghanistan, Louis Imblo was quoted as saying in a statement.

According Imblo, technical support — a key element in the timely delivery of food aid to starving people in Afghanistan. New trucks that are more economical and easier to maintain, replace long scrapped cars in the fleet runway.

Russian Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Andrei Avetisyan, in turn, noted that the Russian Federation is committed to the support of the people of Afghanistan. "We are confident that these trucks will serve you well WFP in the implementation of its humanitarian activities in the country," — he said.

The report noted that the WFP fleet now in Afghanistan will consist of 174 trucks. Many of these trucks have been thousands of miles across the country and run for more than 20 years.

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