Islamabad, March 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): Another aircraft carrying 1200 winterized, fire resistant tents arrived at Adana from Pakistan today. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Khawaja Ahmed Hasaan accompanied the plane from Pakistan. Speaking to media, Khawaja Hasaan stated that Pakistan and Turkiye are like ‘two hearts, one soul’.
People of Pakistan felt the same pain and anguish as their Turkish brothers and sisters and are determined to extend every support till full recovery and rehabilitation. Keeping up with glorious history of supporting each other under all circumstances, the Prime Minister is monitoring the earthquake relief assistance from Pakistan himself, he added.
Ambassador Burcu Çevik from Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the government and government of Pakistan for quick response and solidarity with Turkiye in this difficult time. Under the directions of the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, earthquake relief supplies mainly winterized tents are being transported to brotherly Turkiye through air, land and sea routes.
The relief operations will continue from Pakistan till the complete rehabilitation of the earthquake victims. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was the first leader to visit the affected region to express solidarity with the earthquake survivors.
For more information, contact:
Principal Information Officer,
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +92-51-9252323, +92-51-9252324
Fax: +92-51-9252325, +92-51-9252326