ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan has dispatched relief goods for earthquake affectees of Afghanistan.
The consignment of the relief assistance was dispatched on the directions of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) arranged the consignment consisting of family tents, tarpaulins, blankets and emergency medicines.
Pakistan has assured all possible support to ameliorate the sufferings of the Afghan families affected by a devastating 6.1 magnitude earthquake which hit parts of Afghanistan on June 22, 2022.
Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 1,000 after the earthquake hit the remote border region of Afghanistan.
The Official said that hundreds of people have been injured and the death toll is expected to rise as rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings.
The Afghan interim government has appealed for international support.
In a statement, a senior Taliban official Abdul Qahar Balkhi said that the government sadly is under sanctions so it is financially unable to assist people to the extent that is needed.