British High Commissioner announces £3.5M aid for Balochistan to deal with pandemic crisis

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

28th Jan, 2021. 08:14 pm
British High Commissioner

he British High Commissioner Christian Turner has Wednesday announced a humanitarian aid of £3.5 million for Balochistan province in its bid to recover from the pandemic COVID-19 crisis.

The British High Commissioner, during his visit to Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan’s office, acknowledged the food crisis suffered by Balochistan due to the global pandemic.

He said with this aid approved by the British government, about 41,000 women and children will be facilitated in terms of their food needs.

Furthermore, Christian Turner said this aid will be disbursed via a collaboration of International Rescue Committee and World Food Program is it is likely to assist a total of 164,000 Balochistan people.

The High Commissioner also announced an impending investment of £3.5 million in the health sector as the huddle deliberated over provincial health, nutrition program, female education, and agriculture.

Moreover, Turner said his government is interested in working for girls’ education while the food safety and nourishment requirements will be catered in its nutrition program.

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