The Chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent, Sardar Shahid Laghari, and Secretary-General Mr. Muhammad Abaid Ullah Khan visited the PRCS Balochistan Branch in Quetta, where they were warmly greeted by the Chairman PRCS Balochistan Branch Tarakai Shafqatullah Langau, Secretary Irfan Alamgir, and branch staff.
The Chairman of the PRCS Baluchistan branch briefed Mr. Laghari about the ongoing program intervention of PRCS in Baluchistan and highlighted his branch efforts to further strengthen PRCS work in different districts of Baluchistan.
Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Sardar Shahid Ahmad Laghari, called on caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan, Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki, to discuss the ongoing programs and initiatives of PRCS in Balochistan aimed at helping vulnerable communities.
Chairman Laghari emphasized the Red Crescent’s unwavering commitment to assisting families affected by historic floods, having reached 2.8 million individuals, which accounts for more than 10% of the total population who were in need of assistance. He reiterated the Red Crescent’s dedication to serving humanity in underserved regions of Balochistan.
PRCS has distributed essential non-food items and food packages to those affected by the floods, established Mobile Health Teams and Units that have benefitted thousands in severely affected districts of the province. Chairman Laghari stressed the importance of identifying areas for additional support and proposed initiatives such as the installation of water filtration plants and health interventions, including support to government Basic Health Units.
He also requested the Chief Minister’s support in making the non-functional PRCS hospital in Gwadar operational and for the approval of a Grant-In-Aid for the PRCS Balochistan Branch. Chief Minister Domki praised the exceptional services of the Red Crescent and pledged full cooperation.