Saudia Arabia undertakes Winter Relief project in Pakistan

Islamabad, jan. 6 (inp): Kingdom Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has launched a project to distribute 30,000 winter bags (weighed 180 tons) in four provinces in Pakistan in collaboration with the partner (SDO).

According to a press release issued here on Monday, the project includes KPK 8000 in 6 Districts (Chitral, Shangla, Kohistan, Buner, Mansehra, Swat)

• AJK 7500 in 6 Districts (Neelum,Muzaffarabad, Mirpur, Haveli, Hattiyan Bala, Bagh)

• Gilgit Baltistan 7500 in 5 Districts (Astor, Kharmang, Ghanche, Shigar, Ghize)

• Baluchistan 7000 in 4 Districts (Ziarat, Kallat, Pishin, Zhob)

Each package contains 2 blankets, men’s and women’s shawls, 5 pairs of socks, gloves and caps at a total cost of US$ 1.5 Million and 150,000 individuals will benefit from this project.

This project comes under the umbrella of humanitarian projects by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to assist needy families living in the coldest areas in (21) regions across Pakistan.

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