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Edhi Foundation writes to Indian PM Modi offering its services to tackle the Covid crisis

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Pakistan’s biggest charity & private ambulance service, Edhi Foundation, offers help to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a fleet of ambulances to cope with COVID19 emergency in India.

Edhi foundation based in Karachi is the largest one across the globe having the greatest number of ambulances. The foundation on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting permission to enter India with a team of volunteers and 50 ambulances to help assist in the pandemic.

Faisal Edhi, son of renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi and chairman of the Edhi Foundation, penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in which he expressed his concern on the devastating Covid-19 situation underway in India.

He offered his help in confronting the epidemic with humanitarian assistance of 50 fully equipped ambulances along with staff.

“We, at the Edhi Foundation, have been closely following the current impact that the Covid-19 crisis has had on the people of India.”

“We are very sorry to hear about the exceptionally heavy impact that the pandemic has had on your country, where a tremendous number of people are suffering immensely,” said Faisal in his letter.

He said the Edhi Foundation sympathised with India during this difficult time and offered help in the form of “a fleet of 50 ambulances along with our services to assist you in addressing, and further circumventing, the current health conditions”.

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