x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Sheikh Khalifa orders Ramadan aid for Pakistan refugee camp

The UAE President has ordered 2,400 tonnes of food be sent to Jalozai Camp, considered the largest refugee camp in Pakistan and home to about 13,600 displaced families.

ABU DHABI // On the orders of President Sheikh Khalifa, 2,400 tonnes of food will be distributed this Ramadan among 30,000 families who have been displaced by floods and military operations in Pakistan.

The food parcels will be distributed in Jalozai Camp, considered the largest refugee camp in Pakistan and home to about 13,600 displaced families.

The parcels, each weighing 80 kgs, will contain flour, rice, sugar, salt, lentils and tea - enough to sustain a single family for the whole month.

newsdesk@thenational.ae