Varsities urged to help quake victims


The Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan (APSUP) and the Pakistan Association of Private Medical & Dental Institutions (PAMI) have urged all private sector universities to help out the victims of devastating earthquakes in south-eastern Turkiye and north-western Syria.

The devastating earthquakes in Turkiye and Syria have resulted in endless suffering and angst with the death toll at 8,764 people at the time of writing. With over 41,600 people suffering from non-fatal injuries, over 5,700 structures reduced to rubble, and over 13 million people affected in total so far; this is the worst natural tragedy to hit the region in recent history.

The APSUP and PAMI had a humble tradition of standing with our brothers and sis-ters in need, be it here in Pakistan or in our brotherly Muslim countries anywhere in the world with PKR 477.6 million contributed to such noble causes thus far.