RAWALPINDI, APR 9 (DNA) – Keeping in view the problems of poor masses facing shortage of food amid lockdown due to Corona virus outbreak Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has finalized its arrangements for distributing ration bags among impoverished masses in the city here today.
In this regard, Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Cap (R) Anwarul Haq, Chairman RDA Tariq Mehmood Murtaza, Director Admin and Finance RDA Khalid Javed Goraya, Secretary Turkish NGO IHH-NL Ikhlaqur Rahman and others attended it. It started with the recitation of The Holy Quran.
Turkish Ambassador while addressing on the occasion expressed that the Corona is worldwide pandemic and there is a grave situation and difficult time. He said Pakistan and Turkey are two brotherly countries and their relationship is centuries old. Turkish people had a great love with the Pakistani brethren.
We will not leave alone Pakistan in this critical period of time. We will extend our moral and financial support to the needy people in Pakistan.
He added that Turkish NGO IHH-NL would continue to help and facilitate poor people in Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion Dy Commissioner Rawalpindi said that all out efforts are being made to control Corona virus.
He said that nothing to be worry and the situation will be better soon. He thanked Turkish Ambassador for extending his support to help the deserving people in this critical and alarming situation.
Earlier in his welcome address Chairman RDA also thanked Turkish Ambassador in Pakistan. He said this is a good gesture and noble cause as Turkish Government is helping poor community of Pakistan.
He said that Turkey and Pakistan working together for the welfare of the poor people in Pakistan.
He said that main agenda of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is to improve the living standard of the people. Meeting concluded with a vote of thanks.
At the end Ration Bags have been distributed among poor people in RDA Office, Pirwadahi, Dhok Hasso, Bhabra Bazar, Chittian Hattian, Landa Bazar and Naya Mohalla Rawalpindi.=DNA