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Pak-Turk staff celebrates Eid with needy Pakistanis

Two Turkish organisations sacrificed twelve hundred animals across Pakistan during the first two days of Eid al-Adha and distributed meat among the needy.

Pak-Turk International Cag Educational Foundation (Pak-Turk ICEF) and Kisme Yokmu, a Turkish aid organisation sacrificed 1200 cows and bulls in eight cities — Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Jamshoro and Khairpur, Sindh.

The aim of the activity was to reach thirty thousand needy families at their doorstep with a packet of five kilogram of meat delivered to each. Around one hundred and fifty thousand kg meat of sacrificial animals was distributed in two days.

In Islamabad three hundred animals were slaughtered and meat equally distributed among deserving, including widows, in a properly and manageable manner with the help of volunteers, staff of Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges, district administration, police and notables.

Camps were established for meat distribution in all the districts while the residents of Katchi Abadis were given preference in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Pak-Turk ICEF Chairman Unal Tosur, Managing Director Fesih Celik, Director Education Kamil Ture, Ebubekir Haspolat, Ahmet Efeturk and others remained at the CDA slaughterhouse for first two days of Eid to monitor and supervise the relief activity.

Speaking on the occasion, Unal Tosur said that brotherhood between people of Pakistan and Turkey date back to the time immemorial. We will continue to work selflessly to make future of Pakistan bright, he added.

Tosur said that we are serving Pakistani brethren since fifteen years in the fields of education, humanitarian, cultural and medical aid to uplift the human and social transformation of Pakistan.

MD Fesih Celik said that we cannot forget our poor Pakistani brothers having no or little resources to celebrate this religious festival. We had cancelled all holidays so that they can assist our poor brothers who are not gifted with much, he said.

He informed that our project to provide 300 houses to deprived people in Muzaffargarh is near completion while Turkey is to expand humanitarian cooperation with Pakistan.

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