Islamabad, May 27, 2023 (PPI-OT):National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on behalf of People of Pakistan, is constantly engaged to aid Quake-affected displaced Turkish and Syrian brethren. A civil cargo ship carrying 24 containers filled with relief goods including tarpaulins, tents, bedding, clothing and generators for Quake-hit Turkiye and Syria is sailed off from Port Qasim, Karachi.
Out of the twenty-four containers, twenty-two are carrying 180 tons of humanitarian assistance for Syria whereas two with 6.23 tons for Turkiye. The ship will drop off the aid containers at Mersin port Turkiye on 25 Jun, which will be received by the AFAD representatives, whereas Pakistan’s Ambassador to Syria on 20 Jul 2023 will receive the assistance at Lattakia port in Syria. The consignments consist of relief items largely collected/procured by NGOs and PDMAs. NDMA has been spearheading massive relief operations by using all available modes of transportation to support the countries since hit by the deadly earthquake on 6 February 2023.
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