Islamabad: The Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation distributed today 16,500 food parcels and 700 tents to flood victims in south of Punjab, Pakistan.
A team of aid workers is on the ground to assess the situation and purchase relief supplies from local markets.
The Foundation’s aid programme, ordered by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will target more than 16,000 affected families.
UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Eisa Abdullah Al Nuaimi told today over the telehpone that the humanitarian initiative from the UAE leadership at this critical circumstances receive appreciation from the people of Pakistan.
The humanitarian programme, he added, complements other projects the UAE is implementing in charitable, developmental and social welfare fields.