Pakistan Delivers Second Consignment of Aid to Flood Affected People in Afghanistan

KABUL (BNA): Pakistani embassy in Kabul has announced the delivery of its second shipment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

The Pakistani embassy in a statement said that the second consignment of aid was flown on a charter flight to Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province will be distributed through aid agencies to the families of victims of the recent floods in Afghanistan.

Pakistani Ambassador to Kabul Mansour Ahmad Khan in a Tweet today said that humanitarian aid would be distributed to families affected by floods on the order of Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

The first shipment of aid from Pakistan which included medicine and food was delivered to Mazar-e-Sharif on a charter flight last Saturday.

Dozens of people have lost their lives and thousands of families have been affected by recent rains and floods in a number of provinces.

Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for the cooperation of countries and international aid organizations for the victims of recent floods in the country.

Meanwhile, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, deputy prime minister instructed ministries and organs concerned to distribute needed assistance to the families affected by the floods.


Bakhtar News Agency

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