fbpx
Open Society Foundations (OSF) Award $1.1 Million Grant to Afrobarometer to Spur Future GrowthRead more The annual Global Impact Conference 2022 brings together visionary business leaders to revolutionize educational systems and inspire collaborative actionRead more APO Group announces content partnership with Pan-African broadcaster VoxAfricaRead more MainOne, an Equinix Company’s MDXi Appolonia Achieves Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF), Now Most Certified Data Center in GhanaRead more United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risksRead more The Royal Thai Embassy presents the cultures of Thailand at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Festival in KenyaRead more Climate change is the biggest global threat, young people in Africa and Europe tell European Investment Bank (EIB), Debating Africa and Debating EuropeRead more $2 million in prizes awarded at Conference of the Parties (COP27) to African youth-led businessesRead more Africa and Europe’s top business and public sector leaders gather to chart Africa’s economic rebirthRead more The Thai delegation’s active participation at the 145th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in KigaliRead more

New York Muslim police officers society sends relief goods to flood-hit Pakistan

show caption
BHOLAR, PAKISTAN - Pakistani flood victims rests in a tent at a temporary housing facility set up by Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) for affectees of last month's super floods in Bholar Pakistan on October 02, 2022. (Sabir Mazhar - Anadolu Agency)
Print Friendly and PDF

Oct 10, 2022 - 07:40 AM

NEW YORK (AA) – The New York Police Department’s Muslim Officers Society sent their first shipment of relief goods to flood-hit Pakistan on Sunday.

The clothes and cleaning materials collected by the members of the society for people affected by the floods that hit Pakistan in August were dispatched to the country from John F. Kennedy International Airport with the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines Cargo.

Speaking following the delivery of relief goods to Turkish Airlines Cargo at the airport, Adeel Rana, the head of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society, said millions of people’s homes were under water in the flood disaster in Pakistan and they needed all kinds of help, adding they would continue to send aid from New York after the first cargo.

Rana also thanked Türkiye’s Consul General Reyhan Ozgur and Turkish Airlines, which mediated the free delivery of the aid cargo to Pakistan.

The society’s vice chairman, Ali Hammutoglu, said they established delivery centers at three different points in New York and much more aid materials were collected in a short time than they expected.

For the next cargo, 20 tons of medical supplies to be used in first aid activities will be sent to the disaster victims in Pakistan, he added.

MAORANDCITIES.COM uses both Facebook and Disqus comment systems to make it easier for you to contribute. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. All comments should be relevant to the topic. By posting, you agree to our Privacy Policy. We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, name-calling, foul language or other inappropriate behavior. Please keep your comments relevant and respectful. By leaving the ‘Post to Facebook’ box selected – when using Facebook comment system – your comment will be published to your Facebook profile in addition to the space below. If you encounter a comment that is abusive, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the Facebook comment box to report spam or abuse. You can also email us.