Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): According to the order of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, a plane carrying food and medical aid for Syria left Islamabad International Airport for Damascus today.
The National Crisis Management Organization of Pakistan issued a statement and announced: Several other planes will also transport aid to Syria in the coming days, and at the same time, Pakistan's relief cargoes will be sent to the earthquake victims of Syria from Turkey.
These donations were loaded in an official ceremony and attended by "Rana Tanveer Hussain", Minister of Education of Pakistan and "Ramiz Al Rai", Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic, at Islamabad Airport and sent to the capital of Syria by a cargo plane belonging to the Civil Aviation Organization of Pakistan.
It is stated in the mentioned statement: The earthquake crisis can only be pursued with the solidarity and cooperation of the countries. The government and people of Pakistan stand by their brothers and sisters in Syria at this difficult time.
Earlier, the parliament members of Pakistan passed a resolution in solidarity with the people of Syria and Turkey after the devastating earthquake in these two countries. They announced that the government and people of Pakistan are with their brothers in Syria and Turkey in these difficult moments.
"Shahbaz Sharif", the Prime Minister of Pakistan, also expressed his condolences on the death of hundreds of people in Syria due to the earthquake in his official account on Twitter and added: "Pakistan expresses solidarity with the government and people of the Syrian Arab Republic."
Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday morning that the death toll from the earthquake in Syria reached 2,370 and the number of injured reached 2,554. Also, 5 thousand 894 people in Turkey have lost their lives due to the earthquake.