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16 truckloads of humanitarian aid sent to Afghanistan

16 truckloads of humanitarian aid sent to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: The Customs Healthcare Society in collaboration with Pakistan Customs has sent 16 truckloads of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan via Torkham border.

In this regard, a ceremony was held at the Torkham border in which Federal Tax Ombudsman Dr Asif Mahmood Jah was the chief guest. The humanitarian assistance trucks handed over to Pakistan Consulate in Jalalabad.

Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah addressing the ceremony held under Pakistan Customs at the Torkham Border said the relief goods consisted of editable items, warm rugs, clothes, medicines, tents and covid-19 kits.

He added that after the Taliban takeover, this is the biggest relief package from the Pakistanis to their afghan brothers.

He said this relief aid is a clear message to the people of Afghanistan that the people and government of Pakistan will never forget them in their difficult times.

He assured that Customs Health Care Society will send more relief goods to Afghanistan in coming days, Asif Jah is Chairman of CHCS, he added that the Pakistan is at the forefront of countries providing relief assistance to Afghanistan to meet the current challenges.

He said Afghanistan can help transit Pakistani products to central Asian states, bringing in prosperity for the region.

On this occasion, Asim Effendi Afghanistan Representative said stated that words are insufficient to pay, Pakistan Customs and others kind hearted Pakistani philanthropists from all spheres of lives especially the business community, who all together pooled their resources and energies to help the Afghans with their lavish humanitarian assistance of 16 trucks loads of good consisting of essential food and winter clothes

Chief Collector Customs (Operation) Syed Tahir Huda, Director General Customs Intelligence Rashid Sheikh, Collector Appraisement Amjadur Rehman, Collector Enforcement Malik Kamran Azam Khan Rajar, Director Transit Trade Arbab Qaiser Hamid and Pakistan Consul General in Jalalabad Abidullah along with other high officials of the Customs department were present during the ceremony.