The quake, which killed more than 1,000 people, prompted Mr Waissi to put aside resistance before speaking in public and addressing his country’s current situation.
“After the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, there was a huge brain drain, including the expertise that was responsible for taking care of this kind of assistance.
Since then, his focus has remained on providing consular support in response to the many challenges facing the people of Afghanistan.
Authorities say about 500 homes have been destroyed in parts of Spera district in Afghanistan. Source: Getty / Anadolu Agency
The latest incident also comes along with Afghanistan struggling with a severe economic crisis and famine.
But support continues, however, from international agencies such as the United Nations.
This makes a total commitment of $ 140 million for the period 2021-2024.
Afghan children are standing near a house destroyed in an earthquake in the southwestern part of Khost province. Source: AAP / AP
Mr Waissi said that due to the exile situation he did not have “communication with the current regime in Afghanistan” to influence the response of the new regime.
The United Nations has warned that nearly 20 million people in Afghanistan – nearly half the population – are facing famine.
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