RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Minister SAFRON Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood handed over humanitarian assistance for earthquake affectees of Afghanistan to the Afghan Charge d’affaires Sardar Muhammad Shakeeb during an Official Ceremony held at Nur Khan Base in Rawalpindi on Friday.
The ceremony was attended by the Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt. General Akhter Nawaz, Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Afghan Embassy in Pakistan.
This second consignment arranged by the NDMA consists of family tents and essential food items, which has been dispatched through PAF C130 Air Craft.
While expressing grief over the loss of lives amid the earthquake, the minister said Pakistan will continue to support Afghans towards the humanitarian crisis caused by the earthquake in Afghanistan.
The minister said that Pakistan had assured full support to Afghanistan in this difficult hour and relevant authorities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the NDMA and others were in close contact with the Afghan authorities for the transportation and supply of these relief goods.
The Afghan Charge d’affaires thanked the Pakistani government for sending humanitarian assistance promptly for Afghan people in the hour of need.
It is pertinent to mention that the NDMA has already sent the first consignment of relief goods on June 23, 2022 via road.