More planes with relief goods from UAE, Turkiye to reach soon: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday said fifteen more planeloads of relief goods from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would arrive in Pakistan in the coming days.

She, in a series of tweets, said the first consignment of relief goods from the UAE would arrive at Nur Khan Airbase on Sunday. Marriyum said the first consignment from UAE for flood affectees is being sent on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s appeal to the UAE authorities in the wake of sever flood in the country.

The relief goods included tents, food, medicine and other items, she added.

Two aircrafts with relief goods from Turkiye arrive today

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that two aircrafts from Turkiye carrying relief goods would arrive in Karachi on Monday (today). “The Consul General of Turkiye in Karachi will hand over the relief goods to the Pakistani authorities at the airport,” she said in a series of tweets on Sunday.

The relief goods included tents, medicines and other items, the minister added. She said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif informed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the devastation caused by flood in the country in a telephonic conversation on Saturday (yesterday). Marriyum said more relief goods were also expected from Turkiye.





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