Islamabad - Feeling the pain and sufferings of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency, who are reportedly complaining about shortage of food, Toyota Indus Motors Company handed over relief consignment worth Rs 5 million to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for them.

“On behalf of Toyota Indus Motors Company, Resident Director (Mr. Niazi) and General Manager HR & CSR (Tariq Hussain Khan) handed over humanitarian assistance to Chairman NDMA, Major General Saeed Aleem, as a gesture of solidarity and to contribute in the relief efforts to alleviate the sufferings of the IDPs,” Reema Zuberi told journalists on Tuesday.

According to her, the consignment comprised of ten truckloads with one thousand hampers of relief goods for the displaced persons. The humanitarian aid includes food items like flour, pulses, oil, salt and biscuits for displaced families living in camps in Bannu.

A press note issued from office of chairman NDMA quoted Tariq Hussein Khan as saying that that Toyota Company has been actively participating in the relief efforts during past years as well like during earthquake and floods. He also thanked NDMA for their support and assistance.

Media was informed that the Chairman NDMA thanked the Company for the compassionate gesture and generous contribution for the noble cause. While talking to media Chairman NDMA lauded the national spirit to stand by their brethren and supporting the displaced persons. He reiterated governments resolve to use all available resources to address the DPs issue and commitment to ensure provision of timely relief assistance in accordance with the needs of the affectees affected in the course of the military operation. He also assured of all out support to government and DPs in their hour of need.