Dec. 2001 -
Group (PCG), a social and community welfare Pakistani organization
based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has sent relief aid to Afghanistan to
assist war victims and needy people of
said Tariq Soomroiq Soomro who is the member
of PCG Social Welfare Committee.
Ali Siddiqui, PCG member has just returned
after handing over the relief aid to Ansar Burney, the chairman of the
Ansar Burney International Welfare Trust (ABIWT) in
According to Tariq PCG has sent this relief
aid through ABIET with the help of local office of the UN High
commission for refugees. He stated, due to security
problems it was very difficult for us to get the goods to needy. We
have thankful to UN Hight commission for their help in the
distribution of the goods.
PCG executive Committee members had contributed
over 1,000,000 Rupees in Riyadh to send food and other items to
the war victims. ABIWT has arranged and dispatched a convoy of three
trucks carrying 200 tents, 40,000 liters of milk, 1,200 blankets and
10,000 Kg of Flour. ABIWT volunteers will erect tents for homeless
families and will supervise the distribution of the other items to the
poor Afghanis in side the war effected areas of Afghanistan.
Ansar Burney, in a message to PCG Secretary General Abdul Hameed Abu
Farooq , has expressed his appreciation for this humanitarian gesture
and thanked PCG Executive Body who contributed generously to the
purchase of these relief goods.