Islamabad, April 26, 2015 (PPI-OT): In line with the Prime Minister’s directive, 2 Pakistani C-130 Aircraft landed in the morning today at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, carrying Medical Team of Doctors and Paramedics, 30-Bed Hospital, Medicines, Tents, Water, Dry Food, Search and Rescue Team with Equipment with the active collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan, the Embassies of Pakistan in Kathmandu and Nepal in Islamabad and the Nepalese Authorities.
The Ambassador of Pakistan and other Embassy officials were present at the Airport to facilitate and extend logistical support to Pakistan Relief Assistance Team. Besides making efforts for the relief assistance to Nepal Government, the Embassy also reached out to the Pakistani Expatriate Community Members to extend them necessary support. Two more Pakistani C-130 Aircraft with relief assistance are due to arrive in Kathmandu on 27 April 2015.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan