KARACHI, Pakistan

A Turkish non-governmental organization on Thursday distributed rations among needy people affected by a longstanding lockdown in the country.

Ration bags comprising flour, rice, sugar, oil, and other essential commodities were provided to the needy people in garrison city of Rawalpindi by IHH-NL at a ceremony held at the office of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), said a statement.

Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Anwarul Haq, Chairman RDA Tariq Mehmood Murtaza and Secretary IHH-NL Ikhlaqur Rahman also attended the ceremony.

The Turkish ambassador, in his remarks, said Ankara would not leave Pakistanis alone at

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