Special planes carrying relief goods from Saudi Arabia reach Karachi

Special planes carrying relief goods from Saudi Arabia reach Karachi

Karachi (Web Desk): Two special planes carrying relief goods from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reached Karachi on Friday in continuation of humanitarian relief assistance for flood affected people in Pakistan.

According to details, Both the planes carried around 60 tons of relief goods including tents, food packages, blankets, dates and kits from the King Salman Relief Centre.

The relief goods were handed over to the representatives of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in Karachi.

All the items will be distributed among affected people according to the needs of each affected area.

Meanwhile, the Foreign Orifice (FO) has stated that a total of 123 flights, carrying relief goods from various countries and global humanitarian organisations, for the flood victims of Pakistan have so far landed in the country.

As per the FO, United Arab Emirates (UAE) sent 41 flights of relief goods, United States (us) 21, Turkiye and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 13 each, Oman 8, Saudi Arabia 5, China and Qatar 4 each, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Food Programme (WFP) 3 each, while Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Jordan, Nepal, France, UK, Russia and Greece have sent one each air cargo to Pakistan.

Besides, Iran sent 100 tons of relief goods via road, Turkiye two trucks and three trains, Tajikistan 87 truckloads, and Oman one ship to support the flood victims of Pakistan.