Alkhidmat Foundation honoured by Turkiye for quake relief efforts
Alkhidmat Foundation has been honoured by Turkiye for quake relief efforts!
In recognition of its vital contributions, the prestigious award of “Supreme Sacrifice of the Republic of Turkiye” was conferred to Pakistan’s charitable organisation Alkhidmat Foundation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Alkhidmat Foundation took swift action saving numerous lives after deadly quakes hit Turkiye and Syria earlier this year in February.
الخدمت فاؤنڈیشن کا ایک اور اعزاز
ایوان صدر ترکیہ(انقرہ) میں منعقدہ تقریب میں صدر جمہوریہ ترکیہ رجب طیب ایردوان اور ترک عوام کی جانب سے الخدمت فاونڈیشن کو تمغہ حسن کارکردگی سے نوازا گیا.@RTErdogan pic.twitter.com/bDrblJrQJZ
— Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan (@AlkhidmatOrg) April 26, 2023
An official statement mentioned on Wednesday that Pakistan’s charitable organisation Alkhidmat Foundation has been honoured by Turkiye for their rescue, relief and rehabilitation operation in the catastrophic earthquake that claimed over 50,000 lives in the Eurasian republic and neighbouring Syria.
Comprising 47 dedicated members, the search and rescue team, led by Ikramul Haq Subhani, worked tirelessly for 10 days in the earthquake’s aftermath. Known as ‘Pak 10’, the team collaborated with international counterparts, employing advanced equipment to locate survivors and retrieve victims from the rubble, the statement added.
President Erdogan expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Alkhidmat Foundation and the Pakistani people for their unwavering support during this challenging period, it added.