PAKISTAN: Pakistan handed over third the cap of humanitarian aid to Afghan and handed it over to Afghan border officials at Torkham border on Saturday.
A brief ceremony was held at Zero point between Pakistan and Afghanistan which was attended by a border officials of both countries.
Assistant commissioner of Landikotal Akbar Iftikhar Ahmad led the Pakistani side who formally hannded over the aid consignment to Afghan counterpart on behalf of Pakistan.
Afghan border incharge commissioner Mulvi Ghanzi received the edibles in six trucks from Pakistani authorities. The food items which include sugar, flour, pulses and Ghee would be distributed among the needy Afghan citizens.
Assistant commissioner Akbar Iftikhar Ahmad told The Daily Vendor Newspaper that it was the third cap of humanitarian aid sent to Afghanistan. He said two weeks ago they sent 21 trucks of foods and life seving drugs to Afghanistan. He added that Pakistan consider Afghanistan as brothely muslim country and always its support in time of needs. He said they would keep the humanitarian support with the Afghan sisters and borders in future.
Mulvi Ghazi thanked Pakistan and its people and said that Pakistan had always extended their generosity to the people of war-suffered Afghan nationals. He said they hope for Pakistan to continue social, moral and financial support with Afghanistan.
To a question, he said that they would take up the pedastrian movement issue with Pakistan to facilitate commuters to cross the border smoothly. He said they would request Pakistan to relax the conditions placed on pedastrian and permit passengers from both sides to cross the border on their nationals identity cards.