Thursday, October 6, 2022

16 consignments of relief goods from friendly countries received so far

16 consignments of relief goods from friendly countries received so far

ISLAMABAD (APP) - As many as 16 consignments of relief goods and equipment have been received so far from the friendly countries to assist efforts in the flood hit areas of the country.

According to the officials sources, the maximum relief consignments of seven aircraft were sent from Turkey on C-130 aircraft carrying 600 family tents, 1,008 food boxes, 1000 hygiene boxes, 395 kg baby food, 2000 blankets, 432 cooking kit, 1440 pillows, 1296 mattresses, and 426,093 medical kits.

However, five C-130 aircraft from the United Arab Emirates were received carrying 90,450 pounds (lbs.) food stuff including rice and lentils etc., food items, hygiene kits and tents.

From China, four Y-20 aircraft carrying 3,000 tents were received so far. The sorties started arriving from August 28 while responding to the call for foreign assistance to support the relief efforts after devastating floods that hit various parts of the country.