Pakistani charity arrives in Turkey for aid relief

Saylani Welfare Trust setting up bakery to help feed refugees on the Turkish Syrian border

Pakistani charity arrives in Turkey for aid relief

World Bulletin / News Desk

 A Pakistani charity has arrived at the Turkey-Syria border to feed Syrian refugees, the organization said Tuesday.

The Saylani Welfare Trust distributed food to 16,500 people on the border on Tuesday and is setting up a bakery.

Joint Secretary Muhammad Aamir Iqbal said the trust was due to signing an agreement with Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

“We are in the process of establishing a bakery near the Syrian border at a cost of $100,000,” he said. “This bakery will have capacity to bake 150,000 loaves a day… Initially, the bakery will provide bread for next six months.”

The aid is being distributed in cooperation with AFAD.

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