ISLAMABAD: Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul along with Syed Lakht-e-Hasnain, Chairman, Muslim Hands distributed food box among orphans, poor and deserving families at a gathering in Islamabad. The food stuff was provided by Turkish aid agency TIKA.
Expressing his views ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul said the fasting was not about abstaining oneself from eating food but it was about feeling and enduring the pains of deprivation and hunger besides alleviating the misery of the poor people. He said Turkish organisations would continue distributing Ramazan aid to those in need within Pakistan.
“This initiative will further strengthen our friendship with Pakistan,” he said. The ambassador said Turkey was helping friendly countries progress.
At the occasion, Syed Lakht-e-Hasnain said that for children in developing countries – access to education, food and medical care are not guaranteed. Many children lack the opportunity to break out of a cycle of poverty and all too often life becomes a struggle for survival.
At Muslim Hands, we firmly believe
education is a doorway out of poverty as it empowers people to build a better
future for themselves and their families. That is why Muslim Hands has been
focused on providing an accessible and high quality level of education for
children since 2004. “All the facilities we offer the children are free. We
want to continue supporting needy children, but we can’t do it without your
Reiterating motto of his organisation, Muslim Hands, he said that we believe in investing in the future of children. “We will ensure children’s school fees are covered. Children are also given textbooks, stationary and uniforms”.
To look after the daily nutritious meals – We will ensure hunger does not stop children from getting the most out of their school day. “We are worried for medical check-ups across Pakistan – problems like malnutrition can lead to serious illness. Children will receive regular medical check-ups to ensure they are in the best of health”.
In regards to transport – “We will provide free transport to all children in our Schools of Excellence”. For art facilities –computer labs, audio and visual aids optimize learning experiences”.
He said that to achieve our these objectives, we shall hire and train enthusiastic and inspiring teachers.