The Russian deputy minister of foreign affairs also alleged that the presence of American forces and their allies for 20 years in Afghanistan resulted in the current situation in that country.
About the allocation of Rs 200 crore to Afghanistan, it is learnt that it is a signal of India's commitment to the Afghan people and the money may be spent on paying for old projects, scholarships and providing aid to the Afghan people.
Taking to Twitter, Sam Mort, Chief of Communication, Advocacy and Civic Engagement for Unicef Afghanistan, expressed disappointment over the suspension of the programme.
India has not recognised the new regime in Afghanistan and has been pitching for the formation of a truly inclusive government in Kabul besides insisting that Afghan soil must not be used for any terrorist activities against any country.
India called for an inclusive dispensation in Afghanistan which represents all sections of Afghan society.
The experts said they are also extremely disturbed by reports of extrajudicial killings and forced displacement of ethnic and religious minorities, such as the Hazara, which would suggest deliberate efforts to target, ban, and even eliminate them from the country.
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According to the OCHA, 11.8 million women and girls need urgent humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, the Taliban-led government will soon reopen universities across the country for both male and female students, but classes will be separate for boys and girls, a Minister said here.
The Journalists Foundation of Afghanistan said that mediapersons in the country are going through the worst economic situation as 79 per cent of them have lost their jobs and resorted to other professions to make money and survive, Khaama Press reported.
According to a Taliban official in the province, coffee shops serve as a convenient place for most of the moral corruption something has misled the youths in Herat.
This comes as recently after all mannequins were beheaded as they resembled idols, an instruction from the Taliban government that caused lot of public opposition.
Protective and sanitizing materials have been distributed to a number of schools in western Libya to stem the spread of Covid-19, the Unicef has announced.
The Durand Line, the 2,670-km international border between Afghanistan and Pakistan has witnessed periodic skirmishes between forces of these two countries.
India has supplied over 723 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to 94 countries and two UN entities since the start of the Vaccine Maitri Programme in January last year.
According to WHO figures, Afghanistan has so far registered 157,998 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 7,355 deaths, while a total of 4,674,518 vaccine doses have been administered.
Afghanistan is currently in the midst of severe economic and humanitarian challenges which have further deteriorated since the fall of the country to the Taliban on August 15.
Over the past year, the present situation in Afghanistan has become even more desperate as conflict, drought, and the Covid-19 pandemic have collided to create an humanitarian emergency, said the UN agency.
Of the 543 media outlets operating since the beginning of this year, only 312 were still functions by the end of November.
The dialogue, hosted by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, was attended by his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
"With winter having arrived, women, men, boys and girls face severe poverty and hunger, and limited and deteriorating public services, particularly healthcare."
As many as 565 people including 438 Indians were evacuated from Afghanistan in August.
The appeal includes 2 billion dollars for UNICEF's response in Afghanistan, where 13 million children need urgent humanitarian assistance.
Putin also expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan, and termed "fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and organised crime" as the key challenges on which both the countries will have to cooperate.
The independent UN Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan launched at the beginning of this year requires $869 million.
Taliban forces have used these screenings to detain and summarily execute or forcibly disappear people within days after they register, leaving their bodies for their relatives or communities to find.
As a contiguous neighbour and long-standing partner of Afghanistan, India is concerned about the recent developments in that country, especially the suffering of the Afghan people, Jaishankar said.
The foreign secretary said the rapid fall of the Ashraf Ghani government and the Taliban's "very swift" takeover of Kabul left India in a slightly uncomfortable position as the developments in that country were "unexpected".
Reports have also revealed that during the 100 days of Taliban rule, six reporters have lost their lives in various incidents including attacks by unknown armed men, explosions, suicide and traffic incidents.
Comedy and entertainment shows that insult religion or may be considered offensive to Afghans are also forbidden.
After the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban in August and the formation of a caretaker administration, the security situation has been comparatively improved, a development that has been largely welcomed by Afghans.
The Afghan Foreign Minister told a gathering that the Taliban government had not dismissed a single woman and invited all of them back to work. He claimed that all anti-Pakistan elements had left Afghanistan, and expressed hope that the Pakistan-TTP peace process would be extended.
A 2016 report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (Sigar) claimed that "neither the United States nor its Afghan allies know how many Afghan soldiers and police actually exist, how many are in fact available for duty, or, by extension, the true nature of their operational capabilities".
Both Pakistan and China were also invited by India, but they decided not to attend the meet.
The State Department said that the two sides "also discussed mutual legal and extradition".
The official also said that the education gains of the past two decades must be strengthened, not rolled back.
The Acting Foreign Minister is part of an Afghan Taliban delegation which carried out a two-day meeting with US officials over the weekend in the Qatari capital.
The minister met Lavrov on the sidelines of the Ministerial meeting of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
"Children are dying of starvation in Afghanistan," said the locals in Ghor, one of the many affected provinces of Afghanistan.
The China-donated supplies, which arrived at the Kabul International Airport on Wednesday night, have been handed over to the Afghanistan side, state-run Xinhua news agency reported from the Afghan capital.