Operation Insaniyat: India helps Bangladesh with humanitarian assistance on influx of refugees
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 14, Sep 2017, 18:45 pm IST | UPDATED: 14, Sep 2017, 18:55 pm IST
Code named 'Operation Insaniyat', in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of refugees into Bangladesh, Government of India has decided to extend assistance to the eastern neighbor. The relief material consist of items required urgently by the affected people, namely rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, tea, ready to eat noodles, biscuits, mosquito nets etc.
The relief material will be delivered in multiple consignments, the first tranche of which will reach Chittagong by an Indian Air Force plane on 14th September 2017 as per an MEA release.
India has always responded readily and swiftly to any crisis in Bangladesh, in keeping with the close ties of friendship between the peoples of India and Bangladesh. India stands ready to provide any assistance required by Government of Bangladesh in this hour of need.