ISLAMABAD: The Government of the Republic of Korea in its commitment to alleviate the
suffering of the Afghan Refugees in Pakistan donated $1.5 million USD for the
year 2023 to three United Nations Agencies on 17th November, 2022.
A ceremony was held in this regards at the Embassy of the Republic of
Korea in Islamabad, where the Korean Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Suh Sangpyo signed
Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the Representative of the United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Luay Shabaneh, the Representative of the
World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Palitha Mahipala, and the Deputy
Representative of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Ms. Rathi
Palakrishnan. Each of the United Nations Agencies received half a million USD
aimed at providing lifesaving food assistance, continued healthcare to Afghan
Refugees along with assisting specific Mother and Child, and Gender Based
Violence (GBV) projects.
Speaking at the ceremony, the representatives of the UN agencies expressed
their gratitude to the Ambassador, Government of Korea and the Korean people for
their steadfast support and humanitarian assistance to the plight of the Afghan