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Pakistan-administered Kashmir gives 100 million rupees for Afghan quake victims

Prime minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir has approved 100 million rupees ($484,000) for last week’s earthquake victims in Afghanistan, it was reported Thursday.
Kashmir’s cabinet and top bureaucracy also donated one month’s salary for the relief of the people of Afghanistan, Pakistani newspaper The News reported.
Sardar Tanveer Ilyas, the prime minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, said that the people of Pakistan and Kashmir are saddened by the loss of life and property caused by the recent earthquake in Afghanistan.
He said, in this hour of sorrow, the people of Pakistan and Kashmir stand with their brothers.
He said that a delegation representing the government of Kashmir will go to Afghanistan to deliver aid.
More than 1,000 people were killed in the 6.1-magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan’s eastern provinces of Paktika and Khost on June 22. Thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed.The post Pakistan-administered Kashmir gives 100 million rupees for Afghan quake victims first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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