3,000 food packages for Khyber families
PESHAWAR: Dianat Foundation of Turkey Saturday handed over 3,000 food package to federal minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noorul Haq Qadri that would be distributed among poor families living in far flung areas of Khyber tribal district.
The ceremony to this effect was held in Haji Camp Hayatabad which was attended by representatives of Dianat Foundation Muhammad Ibrahim and Muhammad Mustafa.Talking to media on the occasion, Pir Noorul Haq Qadri expressed gratitude to Dianat Foundation and said that Turkish government has always extended support and cooperation to Pakistani authorities in hour of need.
He said the food packages would be distributed among needy and poor families residing in remote areas of Khyber. The minister said that the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Bill has been tabled in the parliament with aimed to bring uniformity in moon sighting procedure.
He said the bill also contained procedure to penalize Ulema and private committees for holding meeting to sight moon, adding that action would be taken against those who would be found guilty false news of moon.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 3rd, 2022.