Ukraine got the first batch of humanitarian aid from the government of Pakistan on Friday, which was transported via Poland.
According to the information, the Pakistani embassy in Poland handed out the nine-ton help to the Polish relief agency, which contained medicines, electro-medical equipment, food supplies, and mattresses
“Second C-130 carrying humanitarian assistance for Ukraine has arrived at Lublin Airport, Poland. Pakistan Embassy in Poland is handing over relief cargo to Polish Government Strategic Reserve Agency,” Pakistan’s embassy in Poland said in tweet.
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This week, the federal cabinet of Pakistan approved aid of about Rs 60 million ($335,000) as an “expression of solidarity” with Ukraine.
Second C-130 carrying humanitarian assistance for Ukraine has arrived at Lublin Airport, Poland. Pakistan Embassy in Poland is handing over relief cargo to Polish Government Strategic Reserve Agency.@ForeignOfficePk @FMPublicDiploPK @OfficialDGISPR pic.twitter.com/jPnPhdVDZV— Pakistan Embassy Poland (@PakinPoland_) March 17, 2022
The supplies will be delivered to the Ukrainian authorities by the Polish authorities.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi recently presented the Ukrainian Ambassador with humanitarian supplies.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi, speaking at the event, said Pakistan has always performed as a responsible and peace-loving country, standing with the world community during natural calamities.
Ursula Von Der Leyen, the head of the European Union (EU), asked Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan to act as a mediator in the Russia-Ukraine crisis earlier this month.
Fawad Chaudhry, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, verified the news.
According to reports, EU President called Prime Minister Imran Khan to address the Russia-Ukraine situation, which is intensifying by the day. According to Chaudhry, Ursula Von Der Leyen has asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to mediate in the dispute.