Humanitarian assistance sent to Turkiye on orders of PM

21 truck relief convoy from Pakistan reaches Turkiye

ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP): On the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif a special plane carrying humanitarian assistance left for Turkiye Monday night.

A C-130 plane which was carrying a search and rescue team of the army left the Chaklala airbase for the earthquake-affected areas in Turkiye.

While on February 7, a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 50 people and 15 tonnes of assistance would leave for Turkiye. The team will include personnel of Rescue 1122.

On the same day, a C-130 flight will take 15 tonnes of humanitarian aid from Lahore to Istanbul, Turkiye.
The assistance will include winter tents, blankets, and other essential items.

From February 8, every day on a PIA flight 15 tonnes of humanitarian assistance will be sent from Islamabad and Lahore to Turkiye and Syria.

Teams from the Ministry of Health and army medical corps will also depart for the two earthquake devastated countries.