Helping Earthquake Victims. Pakistan To Send Over 170, 000 Tents To Quake-Hit Turkiye: PM

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says Pakistan will send over one hundred seventy thousand tents to Turkiye for earthquake' victims keeping in view the blistering cold over there.

Talking to the delegation of tent manufacturers in Lahore, he appealed to the tent manufacturers to provide tents to the government at low price to help the earthquake victims of Turkiye.

The Prime Minister constituted a committee under the chair of planning minister in order to ensure the quality of the tents.

Shehbaz Sharif was informed that twenty one thousand winterised tents will be dispatched to Turkiye via air and land routes in the first week of next month.

He was told that the country has sufficient capacity to make tents for the earthquake victims of Turkiye and NDMA is in full communication with Pakistan tents manufacturers association in this regard.

The Prime Minster said that food, warm clothes and dry milk are also being sent for the earthquake affectees of Syria.