India signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan

India signed

Question: Recently India signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan for 26 projects worth-
(a) 10.5 million dollars
(b) 5.5 million dollars
(c) 11.5 million dollars
(d) 9.5 million dollars
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • India signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan for 26 projects worth 9.5 million dollars.
  • These MoUs were signed in the field of infrastructure, public services such as health clinics and governance-related projects.
  • The projects will amplify economic opportunities for women for women for seven provinces of Afghanistan namely Balkh, Ghor, Herat, Kabul, Bamyan, Badghis and Kapisa.
  • It will help local communities in education, employment and livelihood generation and capacity building.
  • Since 2001, projects worth over $2 billion has been undertaken by India in Afghanistan.
  • These projects are part of 577 Development Projects being funded by India for 2005-2021 worth $120 million.

Links:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-signs-11-mous-worth-9-5-million-with-afghanistan/articleshow/67617756.cms
http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2019/01/india-signs-11-mous-worth-95-million.html

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