China-Pak Youth Exchange Community (CPYEC), organized by Chinese enterprises in Pakistan, distributed relief packages to 1,000 poor families in Gilgit-Baltistan. The package contains food items such as wheat flour, rice, sugar, cooking oil and tea, sufficient for the basic needs of a four-member family for one month.
According to China Economic Net, since the outbreak of the pandemic in Pakistan, the China-Pak Youth Exchange Community has started to raise living materials,’ said Wang Lu, a member of the Community, adding that the relief packages were distributed to the disabled, widowers, widows, orphans and other poor families. The distribution has been strongly supported by the local government and the people.
In order to distribute livelihood supplies to needy families as soon as possible, Vice Chairman, Board of Investment, Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Nazeem-ul-Ameen, made plans and organized the team to distribute the relief packages. He appreciated the generous donation, saying that ‘People are touched by this friendship! Thanks for the hard work. With a serious and responsible attitude, we have completed the distribution task wholeheartedly, and implemented the hearts and minds of our Chinese brothers to needy families’.
Earlier, the China-Pak Youth Exchange Community has distributed more than 2,200 relief packages in Islamabad, Lahore and other areas of Pakistan. ‘Basically, we get up around 4 o’clock in the morning, and start to purchase materials and pack them,’ Wang said, team volunteers had to drive for more than ten hours every day in order to distribute supplies to poor families as early as possible.