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Two planes carrying relief goods from Turkiye to land in Karachi on Aug 29

Two planes carrying relief goods from Turkiye to land in Karachi on Aug 29

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Two planes carrying relief goods from Turkiye will land in Karachi on Monday.

Consul General of Turkiye in Karachi will hand over the relief goods to the Pakistani authorities at the airport.The relief items include tents and medicines for the flood affected people.

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif received telephone calls from Presidents of Iran and Turkiye.

President Ebrahim Raisi and President Erdogan conveyed solidarity with Pakistan and assured all out support in relief assistance in all areas affected from heavy floods and rains.

The Prime Minister thanked President Raisi and President Erdogan for their sympathies on the flood situation and stressed that Pakistan has been enduring severe monsoon weather since mid-June.

Shehbaz Sharif underlined that the humanitarian situation is being compounded by drastic impact to infrastructure including roads and bridges which is impeding both passage of people to safer locations and delivery of aid.

Highlighting the government's efforts in this regard, the Prime Minister shared that Pakistan had prepared a "UN Flash Appeal" which would be launched on Tuesday.

The Prime Minister expressed the hope that international community would contribute towards meeting the funding requirements of the Flash Appeal.

In the bilateral context, Shehbaz Sharif reaffirmed commitment to boost relations in all areas. He also conveyed appreciation for Turkey and Iran's steadfast support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.