19 truckloads of relief items delivered to Afghanistan

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19 truckloads of relief items delivered to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum has delivered 19 truckloads of relief items to Afghan officials in Torkham.

Habibullah Khan, chairman of the forum, handed over the assistance to Afghan border authorities on Friday, The News International reported.

The items included blankets, life-saving medicines and food. Afghan officials welcomed continued assistance from Pakistan.

Also on Friday, A team of Edhi Foundation volunteers arrived in Kabul to start relief activities in the brotherly country. The country has been experiencing the precarious humanitarian situation since its assets were frozen worldwide after the toppling of the previous regime last year.

Saad Edhi, the foundation’s senior official who is leading the team, told the newspaper the charity would start relief activities by offering ambulance services and setting up a humanitarian aid centre in Kabul.

He met Afghan Red Crescent Society Maulvi Matiul Haq Khalis and Pakistan Ambassador Mansoor Ahmad Khan on the humanitarian crisis in the country.


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