PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Stor Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan withPresident Ashraf Ghani. He attended the ceremony through video conferencing.
On this occasion, Modi said- “Afghanistan is a close friend. Our societies and people have had age old ties and links. It, therefore, saddens us to see that your proud nation continues to be challenged by externally sponsored instruments and entities of violence and terror.”
He also added- “Let me assure the people of Afghanistan that in your quest to build a prosperous Afghanistan and to bring peace, security and stability to your society, the 1.25 billion people of India will always be on your side.”
India has played a significant role in the reconstruction of the palace.