Another 21 truckloads of relief goods sent to Afghanistan



Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan on Friday handed over 21 truckloads of relief goods and edible items to Afghan officials at the Torkham border crossing in district Khyber.

The relief goods worth Rs30.2 million, including winter clothing and other necessary items, were given to Afghan officials under Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum.

The relief items were handed over to In-charge Internally Displaced Persons Afghanistan Maulana Sheraz by Central Chairman Health Al-Khidmat Foundation Dr Hafeezur Rehman, Provincial President Al-Khidmat Foundation Dr Sameeullah.

Relief goods were sent for Afghans who left their homes in Paktia, Nangarhar, Hilmand and Kabul due to severe cold and snowfall.

The foundation has so far handed over 65 truckloads of 600 tonnes of relief goods worth Rs160 million to Afghan people at the Angor Adda border crossing.

The Afghan government appreciated the Pakistan government and Al-Khidmat Foundation for their efforts to provide help and relief to Afghan people in the hour of need while the Pakistan-Afghan Cooperation Forum has also assured continuation of assistance and help to Afghan people in future.