Ahamed to lead Indian delegation to Syria conference
Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed will lead the Indian delegation at the second high-level international pledging conference for Syria which is being hosted by Kuwait Wednesday.
Sources said that the minister, on the sidelines of the day-long meeting, will also be calling on his counterparts or some heads of the states during his stay in Kuwait.
The pledging conference is being held under the initiative of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to address the critical humanitarian needs of the Syrian people.
The first international pledging conference for Syria was also held in Kuwait in January 2013 which saw the international community committing nearly $1.5 billion in humanitarian assistance for the middle eastern country, wracked by violence since early 2011.
India had then pledged $2.5 million in the form of life-saving drugs, food and other essential items in assistance. A part of this amount was disbursed through the World Food Programme, the sources said.
(Posted on 14-01-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: