Emirati Project to aid 30,000 Pakistan families in Ramadan

The food assistance worth over $1.5 million will be distributed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

WAMPublished: 18:21 June 29, 2013Gulf News

Swat, Pakistan: Acting upon the directives of the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the team overseeing implementation of the UAE project to help Pakistan have announced an initiative to distribute 2,400 tons of food among 30,000 families in the camps for people displaced by floods and military operations in Pakistan.

According to a statement by the project team, the food assistance, worth over £1.5 million (Dh5.5 million), will be distributed among displaced families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and in North and South Waziristan Agencies in Pakistan during the holy month of Ramadan.

As part of the initiative, a time frame has been set to distribute food parcels, each weighting 80 kilogrammes, containing flour, rice, sugar, salt, lentil and tea, enough to sustain a single family for the whole month.

Source:
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/government/emirati-project-to-aid-30-000-pakistan-families-in-ramadan-1.1203451

Categories: Asia, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates

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