Pakistan dispatches the second consignment of humanitarian aid to Ukraine:
“Humanitarian aid to Ukraine is needed in a difficult moment” for the region and the world as well.
Handing over ceremony for the second consignment of humanitarian assistance for Ukraine was held here today at Nur khan Airbase, Rawalpindi. The consignment included emergency medicines, blankets, and food items dispatched to Ukraine through two Pakistan Airforce C-130 aircraft. In a difficult moment, humanitarian aid to Ukraine is needed.
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar handed over the relief goods to the Ukrainian ambassador in Pakistan H.E Markian Chuchuk during an official ceremony, attended by officials of NDMA, Foreign Office, and Ukrainian Embassy.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said that Pakistan highly valued the bilateral relations with Ukraine stretched over the past three decades. She said that the government of Pakistan had extended 15 tonnes of humanitarian relief goods in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
While expressing deep concern over the ongoing war in Ukraine, she emphasized that both countries should resolve the matter through dialogue and diplomacy for global peace. During Ukrainian Crisis, humanitarian assistance to Ukraine is necessary.
In a difficult moment, humanitarian aid to Ukraine is needed:
The Ukrainian ambassador thanked Pakistan’s leadership for sending humanitarian assistance to the Ukrainian people in their hour of need. He said that Ukraine genuinely considered this assistance – a manifestation of goodwill and sympathy from the people of Pakistan. Humanitarian assistance will be sent to Ukraine through the Polish capital Warsaw.
It is pertinent to mention here that the first tranche of relief goods was sent on 15 March 2021.
These humanitarian assistance packages include emergency medicines, electro-medical equipment, winter bedding, and food items.
Pakistan has always acted promptly alongside the international community in responding to international calls for assistance during conflicts and calamities as a responsible and peace-loving nation.
It’s pertinent to mention that the first consignment of more than 15 tons was sent through two special C-130s from Noor Khan Base in March.
As Reported by the Media team of the Youth Diplomacy Forum