Pakistani relief items reach Faizabad
KABUL (Pajhwok): A C-130 aircraft carrying emergency supplies from Pakistan for the landslide-hit families landed at the airport in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, on Tuesday.
Essential food items, tents, medicines, clothing, water filtration plants etc were handed over to Badakhshan governor Shah Waliullah Adib accompanied by senior provincial authorities and representatives of Afghan National Disaster Management Authority.
Zaheer Pervaiz Khan, Director General (Afghanistan) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with other senior officials from Pakistan handed over the relief goods to Adib on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, the Pakistani Embassy in Kabul said in a statement.
Offering condolences to the bereaved families and praying for the well-being of the missing, the Pakistani government reassured that the people of Pakistan stood shoulder-to-shoulder with their Afghan brothers and will continue to provide all possible assistance whenever and wherever required.
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