Embassy of Pakistan
Ankara, 9th February 2023
PAKISTAN EMBASSY LAUNCHES RELIEF ASSISTANCE CAMPAIGN FOR EARTHQUAKE HIT AREAS
EL ELE VEREREK BU ZOR ZAMANI ATLATACAĞIZ
Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkiye Dr. Yousaf Junaid and staff of Pakistan Embassy Ankara visited collection points of Cankaya Beledeysi and Keçiören Beledeysi in Ankara to present and participate in the packing of the relief goods for earthquake affected areas of Turkiye.
Ambassador presented relief assistance goods on behalf of Pakistan Embassy Ankara and Pakistan Consulate Istanbul to Deputy Mayor Merih Karayol of Keçıoren Beledeyesi and Deputy Mayor Muslim Tekin of Cankaya Beledeyesi.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Junaid stated that Pakistan will do everything possible to support Turkish brothers in this hour of grief. We are like ‘Two Hearts, One Soul’, that makes us feel each other’s pain. Ambassador highlighted that in Pakistan today, special prayers were held for Turkish brothers during Juma prayers.
‘I am confident, that with traditional Turkish spirit of overcoming all obstacles and defeating all challenges, Turkish nation will emerge out of this catastrophe stronger than ever and you will always find people of Pakistan always standing with you’, he added.
Ambassador also met Pakistani students studying in different European Universities, who have come to volunteer for earthquake relief operations in Turkiye. Dr. Yousaf Junaid appreciated Pakistani student volunteers and stated that it is an obligation on Pakistan to stand with Turkish brothers in these testing times.