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Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal offers winter kits, food boxes for GB families

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) has offered winter kits and food boxes for the earthquake-affected families in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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In a ceremony held in the Head Office of the organization in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar handed over 500 winter kits and 200 food boxes to Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon for the families in Juglot who suffered as a result of the recent earthquake.

The winter kits include warm shawls, socks, caps and sweaters; each box covers dry foodstuff needs of a family for one month.

The Minister for Information, Planning, and Development Gilgit-Baltistan Fateh Ullah Khan, and CEO help in need organization also attended the ceremony.

On the occasion, Governor GB Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon acknowledged the PBM’s support expressing it an essential contribution to ease the earthquake victims amid extreme cold weather conditions. He also reiterated the Government’s commitment for taking every practical initiative to rehabilitate the affected families.

While addressing the ceremony, the managing director PBM expressed his determination for carrying out the relief activities for poor and distressed persons throughout the Country.

Emphasizing the significance of collaborative efforts to support the vulnerable community, the managing director expressed his gratitude to both the welfare organizations Muslim Aid and Help in need for their joint social services with PBM.

On the occasion, the Minister for Information, Planning and Development Gilgit-Baltistan Fateh Ullah Khan also applauded the services of PBM to re-establish the affected families in GB.

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