Islamabad, 22 August 2022 (TDI): The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KS Relief) will transport 100 emergency relief trucks carrying 950 tonnes of basic food supplies to flood-affected districts.

This will be done with the intent to help the flood victims. 10,000 food packets will be distributed to flood-affected individuals in 17 districts throughout Pakistan’s provinces.

Each food package contains all necessary fundamental food products and weighs 95 kilograms. The packets contain 80 kg of flour, 5 liters of cooking oil, 5 kg of sugar, and 5 kg of Daal Chana, which is enough for the family for one month.

Food bags will be provided and will be distributed among the affectees in coordination with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) as well as the municipal governments. This emergency assistance will benefit almost 70,000 people who have been impacted.

Speaking on the occasion, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to Pakistan stated that both nations have close and fraternal relations.

KSA has always stood with Pakistan in difficult times, particularly during disasters. Lieutenant General Akhtar Nawaz, the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, thanked the Ambassador of KSA to Pakistan.

He also expressed gratitude to the Director of the KS Relief, as well as the KSA for generous and prompt assistance to flood victims.

It’s important to note that KS Relief has already given around 5000 food kits to the residents of Baluchistan who have recently been devastated by the catastrophic flash flooding in the country.

It is pertinent to note that, this initiative is a part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian programs to aid flood-affected families in Pakistan. These are carried out by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center.