ISLAMABAD: The International Islamic Relief Organization Saudi Arabia (IIRO) distributed sacrificial meat to the poor people in Pakistan. The distribution ceremony was held at IIRO’s headquarters in Islamabad.
Saudi Acting Ambassador to Pakistan Marwan Rizwan, Dr Jamal Nasir President Pakistan Green Task Force and eminent Social Leader and Regional Director of the Muslim World League (MWL) and Director of IIRO in Pakistan and Afghanistan Abdo Muhammad Ateen were present on the occasion.
The project is part of the humanitarian aid of the Kingdom to the people of Pakistan, Marwan Rizwan said while speaking on the occasion. Marwan Rizwan also commended the services of the IIROSA to alleviate the sufferings of the poor people in Pakistan and elsewhere.
Dr Jamal Nasir, President PGTF, paid special tributes to IIRO and Saudi Government for their services to people of Pakistan. He said on this occasion that Saudi government and welfare organizations like IIRO are carrying projects which are helpful in alleviating poverty and miseries of our people. He stressed on the need of projects which could provide job to the people instead of financial assistance.
The present meat distribution will benefit 8, 000 to 10,000 poor families of Pakistan, said Abdo Muhammad Ateen DG IIRO. He added that the relief activities, are underway under the supervision of Khadim Al‑Haramain Al‑Sharifain and Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, to help Pakistani brothers and sisters.