• publish: 15 December 2021
  • time: 11:16 am
  • category: Social
  • No: 20188

Pakistan sends 7 trucks of relief goods to Afghanistan

Pakistan Tuesday sent seven additional trucks from Torkham border, carrying 45 tons of food items, 1,440 winter clothing family packs, and eight tons of rice and medicine.

The Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum and Khadija Welfare Trust handed over the seven truckloads of relief goods to Afghan officials at the Torkham Border in Peshawar. Mufti Tariq Masood of the Khadija Welfare Trust and Additional Assistant Commissioner Ashrafuddin handed over the relief goods to the Raees of Afghanistan Emarat-e-Islami, Muhammad Nasim Ahmadi at Torkham Border, Landikotal in Khyber district. The relief goods included blankets, quilts, daily use items and edibles.

Muhammad Nasim Ahmadi said over one million children in Afghanistan were faced with food scarcity and other problems, urging the United Nations and other countries to provide maximum relief goods to Afghans in this hour of need. Ahmadi further said that Pakistan always stood by its Afghan brethren for which the Afghan government was thankful to Pakistan. The head of the Khadija Welfare Trust, Mufti Tariq Masood said, “We offered seven truckloads of relief goods to Afghanistan to minimize the sufferings of Afghan brethren.” He also appealed to the world community to provide every possible assistance to the Afghan people at this critical juncture.

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