Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) FATA chapter has distributed 2,500 packs of sacrificial meat among deserving tribesmen across tribal areas.
In this correlation, an event was held last day at Shahkas area of Jamrud tehsil Khyber Agency wherein Secretary PRC FATA Chapter, Saeed Kamal Mehsud, Disaster Management Officer PRC, Shehryar Khan, Khyber Coordinator Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) Zia Afridi and hundreds of tribesmen were also in attendance.
Talking to media, Secretary PRC FATA said that the meat packs were distributed among tribesmen with support of Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) and each family received 10 kg meat pack. Sharing details, he stated that around 500 families belonging to Landi Kotal, Bara and Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency received meat packs.
The same practice earlier took place in other parts of FATA as 1,000 deserving families of North Waziristan in Bannu, 500 each in Bajaur and Mohmand Agency received meat packs few days back, he added. The beneficiaries include displaced persons, disable and other deserving members of community.
One of the tribesmen, Ali Afzal of Khyber Agency eulogized the welfare and humanitarian services of PRC FATA and saying the meat pack was admirable patronage by the organization. He clearly said the meat packs were given to deserving tribes people and that it should be continued in forthcoming time as well.
He applauded the support of Turkish Red Crescent on even of Eidul Azha and it was highly lauded by militancy-hit-tribesmen of Khyber Agency.