Karachi—Habib Bank has donated Rs. 10 million to assist IDPsaffected by the natural disaster in Hunza Valley. These funds are meant to support the residents by restoring a semblance of normalcy in their lives and accelerating the process of rehabilitation.
Jhanzeb Mir, Area Manager – Gilgit-Skardu, presented the cheque to Ms. Shama Khalid, Governor Gilgit-Baltistan. Jhanzeb Mir, said, “We think that working together is the only way through which we can overcome the misfortunes that have been caused by this catastrophe. We hope that our contribution will help assuage the difficulties that the people of Hunza Valley will face over the next few months.”
Also speaking on the occasion, the Governor, Gilgit-Baltistan said, “On behalf of the Government of Pakistan, we would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to HBL for their contribution and concern. 10,000 people were affected by the catastrophe that befell our region and we are grateful for the work done not only by HBL, but by various AKDN institutions. We are confident that the support extended by our benefactors will greatly assist in re-establishing the lives of the residents of Hunza Valley.”
Source: Karachi Observer