RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Services Chiefs and Armed Forces (AFs) of Pakistan have offered their deepest empathy and condolences to the earthquake victims in Turkiye.
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on the instructions of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir, Pakistan Army has dispatched two contingents; Urban Search & Rescue Team comprising rescue experts, sniffer dogs, search equipment and a Medical team comprising Army doctors, nursing staff and technicians along with 30 bedded mobile hospital, tentage, blankets and other relief items.
The aid contingents have flown to Adana, Turkiye via special PAF aircraft on night 6/7 February 2023, to undertake relief efforts for Turkish people while working in close coordination with the Turkish government, AFs and their Embassy in Islamabad.
The contingents will stay there till the completion of relief and rescue operations.
The ISPR said that people and AFs of Pakistan stand with our Turk brethren and offer all available support in this hour of need.