China grants $1 million in material assistance for Afghan elections
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China Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Government Agency]
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
On 31 March 2004, at the International Conference on Afghanistan, Li Zhaoxing, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China, announced plans to offer material assistance worth US$1 million to Afghanistan for its elections. This include tents, photocopiers, and lighting equipment. The aid is aligned with China's position to prioritize election in Afghanistan, as evidenced from Minister Li's statement at the High-level ad-hoc Meeting on Afghanistan on 19 April 2004. The aid is to arrive in Afghanistan at the end of September 2004.At the Security Council session on 25 August 2004, Ambassador Zhang Yishan mentioned in his statement that the aid material will be 'on the ground' in Afghanistan by the end of September 2004.
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