Minister for Foreign Affairs Ishaq Dar says Pakistan dispatched eighth tranche of humanitarian assistance for the people of Gaza.

According to a post on his X account, he said that four hundred tons assistance consisted of winterized tents, tarpaulins, blankets, medicines and food supplies.

Ishaq Dar said that the shipment would be received by the Pakistani Ambassador at Port Said, Egypt and handed over to the Egyptian Red Crescent for onward delivery to the people of Gaza.

He further said that Pakistan remains committed to addressing the urgent humanitarian needs of Palestinian brothers and sisters in Gaza.

Meanwhile, a handing over ceremony was organized at Karachi port today where Palestinian Ambassador Ahmad Rabaie received the shipment.

Additional Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Ahmed Amjad Ali, Representatives of National Disaster management Authority and various relief organizations were also present at the ceremony.

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