MQM dispatch volunteers,
medicines and other goods for Baluchistan
KARACHI-29 October 2008
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee member and Sindh Provincial
Minister Shoaib Bukhari on Wednesday announced that MQM has started the relief
work for the victims of Balochistan earthquake.
He said that on the directives of MQM chief Altaf Hussain, Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation (KKF) has immediately started the relief operation for the earthquake victims of Balochistan by sending a team of 12 volunteers and dispatched medicines and other necessary items to the affected area of Balochistan.
Addressing the press conference at KKF head office in Karachi, accompanied by MQM Rabita Committee member Ashfaq Mangi and Saleem Ansari. Managing trustee of KKF Shoaib Ahmed Bukhari, said that the London based NGO Society for Unwell and Needy (SUN) supported the KKF relief program for the victims of Balochistan earthquake disaster.
We are providing volunteers, medicines, food items and other things for the every effected people of the Earthquake victims of Balochistan, with immediate effect, adding that MQM has setup its base camp in Quetta for the victims of Balochistan Earthquake. The base camp in Quetta has started its relief activities.
He said second team of volunteers comprising 40 workers including 20 Doctors will leave the city for Balochistan along with the KKF ambulance as soon as possible to provide the emergency relief to the effected people.
We are able to send our thousands of volunteers and activists to perform the relief and rescue operation for the victims of earthquake as we did in the Earthquake of Kashmir in Oct0ber 2005, he added.
Bukhari claimed that the MQM was the only organization of the country, which served the peoples of Kashmir Earthquake victims from day first to till their rehabilitation process.
He said that tonight we send the 200 blankets, 200 camps, Dry Milk, Mineral water, medicines, Warm cloths, and other food items for the victims of the Balochistan earthquake adding that more volunteers, foods and other items will be sent soon.
He appealed to the philanthropists and People's of Pakistan especially the Karachiites to provide their donations to support the KKF relief program for the victims of Balochistan earthquake.
He added that the effected people's of Balochistan has immediately needs the blankets, camps, warm cloths, food items, Medicine and other things and urge the people's to also render their cooperation in these things.