KARACHI: Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) has send second batch of relief goods for flood victims of Sindh and Balochsitan.
In a statement issued on Saturday, KATI President Salman Aslam said that nine trucks of relief goods are being sent to the victims of Sindh and Balochistan.
The relief items include flour, rice, pulses, oil, dry food items, mosquito nets, pillow, water cooler, slippers, soap, toffees and biscuits for children.
On this occasion, KITE Limited CEO Zubair Chhaya, Senior Vice President Maheen Salman, Vice President Farrukh Qandhari, Member Aid Committee Junaid Naqi, Sindh Council Member Moazzam Qureshi and others were present.
Salman Aslam said that earlier he had taken the first batch to Balochistan under his leadership, in which relief goods worth millions of rupees had been dispatched, and the second batch is carrying goods worth more than Rs10 million.
Three trucks will be sent to Balochistan, remaining 6 trucks will be sent to Khairpur, Dadu, Sukkur and other areas of Sindh.
President KATI said that we are determined to deliver aid to more than 20,000 families by the end of this month, while the aid supplies for 7,000 families has been completed.
He said that the cooperation of Rangers is with us in this activity, and the relief goods dispatched within Sindh and Balochistan under the supervision of Rangers which will be distributed at the designated points of KATI.
Salman Aslam said that there was a meeting with Commissioner Karachi Iqbal Memon in which he told that there are more than 500 IDPs in Korangi, our effort is to take care of 16,000 IDPs came to Karachi so far.
He said that after the immediate aid, we are trying to take steps to bring their lives back to normal.
On this occasion, Zubair Chhaya, CEO of KITE Limited, said that I am grateful to the members of KATI, including Patron-in-Chief SM Muneer, President Salman Aslam, Commissioner Karachi Iqbal Memon, People’s Party Korangi President Moazzam Qureshi, who are taking timely action, established a 7-member relief committee and sent the first aid supplies from the business sector.
He said that I appreciate KATI President Salman Aslam for coming to help the flood victims and taking part in the relief activities. He said that I appeal to the business community and all citizens to actively participate in the initiative taken by KATI and donate generously to help our brothers and sisters who have been badly affected by the floods.