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Posted On: 2 September 2022 04:27 pm
Updated On: 2 September 2022 04:54 pm

Qatar launches first flights of air bridge to support Pakistan

Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar launches first flights air bridge pakistan

In the implementation of the directives of H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the first flights of the air bridge allocated by the State of Qatar to support the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in confronting the disaster of torrential rains and floods that struck large parts of Pakistan launched on 2 September 2022.

The first flight of the air bridge is accompanied by a team from the Qatar International Search and Rescue Group of the Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya) equipped with specialized mechanisms for search and rescue operations, in addition to a medical team with integrated medical equipment to establish field hospitals to support those affected in flood-stricken areas.

The Qatari air bridge also includes sending pumps and special equipment to withdraw water and transport relief aid.

The Standing Committee for Rescue and Relief Works and Humanitarian Aids for Afflicted Areas in Brotherly and Friendly Countries undertakes the task of preparing relief materials and coordinating with the concerned authorities to deliver them to the affected areas.

Source: QNA
Cover image credit: Internal Security Force - LEKHWIYA